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The Rainbow (2005)

Original title: Vikerkaar

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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.
Martians are hanging the laundry out to dry. Yet who is drying Wendy’s underpants? An answer is not received because something horrible rises up in the sky. The newspaper Pravda glides out of the dimness of the ages and contributes to the establishment of the Communist Party of Greenland. Jose Fernandez quits spitting into the wind because the odour of operation “Sewage Death Seal” ...

Director: Ülo Pikkov

Keywords: agents | diversion act | globaliseerumine | seals | tough life | Communism | victory of good over evil | Cold War | intelligence | ruling the world | View all »

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Main Data

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


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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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  • Prize, 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)

Partners and Sponsors

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