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Back to Europe (1997)

Original title: Kapsapea 2 ehk Tagasi Euroopasse

Animation Duration 35:58

The main character of the film, farmer Saamuel, has just become free from the Soviet Union and is in no hurry to join the European Union. Rather, he forces Europe to reckon with him in the course of hair – raising adventures and dangerous situations.

Director: Riho Unt

Keywords: skinny-dipping | accident | Estonian farm family | Euroopa Liidu vastasus | disaster | tavern milieu | mafia | mafia boss | funeral | man-woman relationship | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Nukufilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish
Duration 35:58


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Producer Arvo Nuut | Heikki Takkinen
Director Riho Unt
Screenwriter Riho Unt
Dialogue Writer Andrus Kivirähk
Cinematographer Urmas Sepp
Art Director Riho Unt
Animator Margus Bamberg | Triin Sarapik | Mikk Rand
Composer Olav Ehala
Editor Kersti Miilen


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

No suppoting roles

First releases

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  • in cinema: 29.04.1997, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 1997, DOK LEIPZIG - International Leipzig Festival for D, Germany
  • released on DVD: 2006, Estonian Puppet Animation: Having soul. Volume 7, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Annecy International Animation Film Festival (France), 1998, Jury's Special Prize – Best Design
  • Prize, Balticum Film and TV Festival (Bornholm, Denmark), 1998, Jury Special Prize
  • Prize, Eurasia International Film Festival (Almaty, Kazakhstan), 1998, Jury Special Prize

Partners and Sponsors

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