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Wonderful New Year's Night (1984)

Original title: Imeline nääriöö

Animation Duration 09:33

A family who, at the beginning of the story gives up the plan to buy toys, forms the frame for the film. Finally the same toys, the doll and the goose, find their way to them through the Christmas night. The toys’ journey ends with an extraordinary miracle that fits for a Christmas night.

Director: Riho Unt | Hardi Volmer

Keywords: helping | love | asjade elustumine | coming to life | hani | caring | yearning | Christmas time | Christmas | Christmas miracles | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Dubbing Russian
Duration 09:33


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Director Riho Unt | Hardi Volmer
Screenwriter Hando Runnel
Cinematographer Arvo Nuut
Art Director Hardi Volmer | Riho Unt
Animator Aarne Ahi | Margus Bamberg | Andres Mänd
Composer Lepo Sumera
Editor Irja Müür
Content Editor Silvia Kiik
Managing Director Gunnar Vilms

First releases

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  • Premiere: 25.03.1985, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Estonian SSR Film Festival (USSR), 1986, Auhind filmi lavastajatele Riho Undile ja Hardi Volmerile parim režissööridebüüt

Partners and Sponsors

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