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A Blow to the Back of Societ's Head (2005)

Original title: Hoop ühiskonna kuklasse

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Animation Duration 09:30

Two American secret agents - Frank and Wendy - are sent to the world's hotbed of danger, known as Estonia. Estonia is a silly place, perhaps even sillier than the agents themselves. Their well-earned vacation in the homeland is taken away from Frank and Wendy. Why does every American have a bump on the back of their head? Who is hitting their countrymen on the head? Why is Santa Claus weeping? Why is November December? These questions make the agents restless. It is a respected custom that a restless agent loads his pistol. ...

Director: Ülo Pikkov

Keywords: agents | diversion act | globaliseerumine | tough life | kurjuse võitmine | intelligence | saving the world | ruling the world | plan to conquer the world | mafia | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Joonisfilm
Film Category Animation, Cartoon
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 09:30

Crew

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Producer Kalev Tamm
Director Ülo Pikkov
Screenwriter Priit Pärn
Art Director Priit Pärn
Animator Marje Ale | Ülle Metsur | Eda Kurg | Annely Põldsaar | Tarmo Vaarmets
Composer Margo Kõlar
Editor Ülo Pikkov

First releases

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  • in cinema: 01.12.2004, Coca-Cola Plaza, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 08.-12.12.2004, BNFF: Animated Dreams, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Annual Award of Estonian Cultural Endowment (Estonia), 2004, Best Animated Film of the Year 2004 (as part of the TV series Frank and Wendy): Priit Pärn, Kaspar Jancis, Ülo Pikkov, Priit Tender
  • Award, ANIFEST - International Festival of Animated Films (Teplice, Czechia), 2005, Best TV Film and Series Award (to the TV series Frank and Wendy)
  • Award, FEST – Youth Video and Film Festival (Espinho, Portugal), 2006, Audience Prize for Best Animated Film (to the TV series Frank and Wendy)

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  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
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