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The Stories of Jippos Happy the Hippo (2002)

Original title: Jõehobu Jõksu lood

Animation Duration 05:36

“The Stories of Jippos Happy the Hippo” is a tale about a young independent hippopotamus, who lives in Finland but comes to Estonia to visit his brother Pippos. Jippos wants to be clever and independent in everything he does.
However, not everything does come out as expected which is why Jippos gets involved in surprising situations and astonishing adventures with funny solutions.
...something always happens with young hippos in Estonia.

Director: Andres Tenusaar

Keywords: absentmindedness | jõehobu | apartment buildings | visit | boat trip | elevator | loomad inimestena | parandamine | calmness | happy mood | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Nukufilm
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Dubbing English, Russian
Subtitles English, Russian
Duration 05:36


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Producer Arvo Nuut
Director Andres Tenusaar
Screenwriter Johannes Christopher Staak
Cinematographer Märt Kivi
Art Director Andres Tenusaar
Animator Märt Kivi
Composer Indrek Tamm | Joel Tammik
Sound Designer Tiina Andreas | Horret Kuus
Editor Märt Kivi | Indrek Volens

First releases

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  • in cinema: 28.02.2002, Kino Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Animator International Animated Film Festival (Poznan, Poland), 2008

Partners and Sponsors

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