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North Dragon (2007)

Original title: Põhjakonn

Based on a fairytale "Toad from the North" by Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald

Animation Duration 14:28

With the help of Põrguneitsi, the mythological virgin of hell, a young man saves the world. When he later comes ot understand that hes has not shanged anybody's attitude, he leads the world to ruin again.

Director: Riho Unt

Keywords: enticement | falling in love | Estonian mythology | enjoying oneself | coming to life | special skills | kivistunud tegelased | feeling of responsibility | saving the world | mythological motifs | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Nukufilm
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English
Dubbing Russian
Subtitles English, Russian
Duration 14:28


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Producer Arvo Nuut
Director Riho Unt
Screenwriter Riho Unt | Elvis Kollom
Cinematographer Urmas Jõemees
Art Director Riho Unt | Elo Soode
Animator Märt Kivi | Andres Tenusaar
Composer Malle Maltis
Sound Designer Horret Kuus | Tiina Andreas
Editor Riho Unt | Urmas Jõemees

First releases

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  • at other places: 24.11.2007, Estonian Puppet Theatre, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 24.11.2007, CAMERIMAGE International Film Festival, Poland
  • released on DVD: 2007, Estonian Puppet Animation: Having Soul. Volume 6, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, CAMERIMAGE International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography (Poland), 2007, Programme: Estonian Animation
  • Participation, ReAnimacja - International Animated Film Festival (Łodz, Poland), 2008
  • Participation, Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia), 2008

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm