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The Turnip (2022)

Original title: Naeris

Animation | Family | Fairy Tale Duration 07:12

The film's story is based on the Slavic fairy tale, which tells the story by the peasants point of view. The film shows story, variously of fairy tale, from underground angle - giving overview what really happened while on ground was engaged in the cultivation of vegetables. Also about property, collaboration and betrayal.

Director: Piret Sigus | Silja Saarepuu

Keywords: folklore | mouse | handicraft | vegetables | vegetable patch | underground | underground secret passages | mutt | naeris | heritage culture | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Animailm
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Genre Family, Fairy Tale
Duration 07:12

First releases

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  • in cinema: 21.02.2022, International premiere, Cannes Short Film Festival, France
  • on filmfestival: 12.03.2022, Estonian premiere, NÖFF, Rapla, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Plein la Bobine – Sancy Film Festival for Young People (France), 2022, Competition Pico Jury Prize
  • Award, Inca Imperial International Film Festival (Lima, Peru), 2022, Best Short Film Animation
  • Award, Nenagh Childres´s Film Festival (Ireland), 2022, Best Animated Short

Partners and Sponsors

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