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Karl and Marilyn (2003)

Original title: Karl ja Marilin

Animation Duration 23:52

Karl is tired of the heavy burden of fame that oppresses him and he decides to liberate himself from it. He returns to life among so called ordinary people, after which he crosses paths with fame-seeking Marilyn. Ordinary Karl is the force that turns Marilyn into an idol of the masses. But not for long…

Director: Priit Pärn

Keywords: eradetektiiv | erootiline tants | shaving | switching identity | cruelty | haircut | pursuing | sewerage | kuulsuse koorem | kuulus isik | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Joonisfilm
Color color
Film Category Animation, Cartoon
Text / Dialogue English
Dubbing Estonian
Subtitles Estonian, hispaania, English, Italian, Japanese, French, Swedish, German, Finnish, Russian
Duration 23:52


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Producer Kalev Tamm
Co-producer Claes Olsson
Director Priit Pärn
Screenwriter Priit Pärn
Production Desinger Priit Pärn
Animator Tarmo Vaarmets | Marje Ale | Ülle Metsur | Eda Kurg | Annely Põldsaar
Composer Olav Ehala
Editor Priit Pärn


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

No suppoting roles

First releases

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  • in cinema: 29.05.2003, Cinema Kosmos, Tallinn, Estonia
  • released on DVD: 13.12.2007, Estonia
  • released on DVD: 12.2013, France

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Annual Award of AV Division of Estonian Cultural Endowment (Estonia), 2003, Animated Film Award: Priit Pärn
  • Award, FAN - International Animation Festival (Norwich, Great Britain), 2003, Best International Film
  • Award, Mecal International Short Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain), 2004, Obliqua Award

Partners and Sponsors

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