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A Vegetated Director (2007)

Original title: Taimne direktor

One of 7 Animated Poems with films - Autumn Elegy, The Very Last Cigarette, Lights in The Night, Tablemat of Baltic Sea, I Feel a Lifelong Bullet in the Back of My Head, Substantia Stellaris

Animation Duration 02:30

One day, the General Manager discovers that he has become a plant.
This does not prevent him from flying to Brussels the following morning.

Director: Priit Tender

Keywords: absurd situation | office | flying | poetic work | reading a poem | taimne direktor | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Joonisfilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Animation, Cartoon
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English
Duration 02:30


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Producer Kalev Tamm
Director Priit Tender
Screenwriter Priit Tender
Production Desinger Priit Tender
Animator Marje Ale | Ülle Metsur | Annely Põldsaar | Tarmo Vaarmets | Tiina Ubar
Composer Brian Melvin
Writer of Adapted Work Andres Ehin

First releases

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  • in cinema: 23.11.2006 preview screening, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 05.05.2007 VII Nordic Poetry Festival, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • released on DVD: 17.09.2007, Collection: Black Ceiling, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Annual Award of AV Division of Estonian Cultural Endowment (Estonia), 2007, Best Animation of the Year - collection Black Ceiling
  • Nomination, Virgin Maali - Estonian Association of Film Journalists' Annual Award (Estonia), 2007
  • Participation, FANTOCHE - International Animation Film Festival (Baden, Switzerland), 2007

Partners and Sponsors

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