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Barbarians (2003)

Original title: Barbarid

Animation Duration 17:00


It is an absolutely wonderful Barbiland, made of plastic and safe. But in one morning line-up the Queen has to listen to the well-known fatal words: “ You Queen are the fairest on the world but Dennis-Dolly even fairer.”.
At last, Dolly's new friends – the old abanponed dolls are faced a problem - which of them is the divine Dolly, when the only identifing features on them are their clothes and accessories.
Is it worth dying for?

Director: Hardi Volmer

Keywords: aerobics | falling in love | cult of beauty | cruelty | envy | pain of loss | kehast eraldatud pea | basement | keldrielanikud | cult character | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Nukufilm
Color color
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English, German
Dubbing English, Russian
Subtitles English, Russian
Duration 17:00


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Producer Arvo Nuut
Director Hardi Volmer
Screenwriter Hardi Volmer | Andrus Kivirähk
Cinematographer Urmas Jõemees
Art Director Hardi Volmer
Animator Märt Kivi | Andres Tenusaar
Composer Sven Grünberg
Sound Designer Avo Ulvik
Editor Urmas Jõemees | Hardi Volmer

First releases

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  • in cinema: 24.10.2003, Cinemas: Sõprus, Kosmos; Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 01.04.2004, BIMINI - International Festival of Animated Films, Latvia
  • on filmfestival: 01.04.2004, Trickfilm Festival of Animated Film, Germany

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, ANIFILM - Třeboň International Festival of Animated Films (Czechia), 2004
  • Participation, SICAF - Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival (South Korea), 2004
  • Participation, Zlin Film Festival – International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Zlín (Czechia), 2004

Partners and Sponsors

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