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Ruudi (2006)

Original title: Ruudi

Feature film | Family Duration 96:40

Ruudi and his mother Karmen live in the island of Saaremaa. She works as a police officer. There has never been a father in their home. Ruudi has a great passion - vikings - and he is thrilled when a sail on a real viking ship is being held at a fair. Unfortunately it turns out that boys of his age must be accompanied by their fathers. Ruudi with the help of his friend Vika will start looking for a father for himself.

Director: Katrin Laur

Keywords: treasure hunt | entering into marriage | small town center | antique shop | bus stop | emus | beauty contest | twins | attack | shop | View all »

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Videos (1)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Allfilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Family
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles FILM_LANGUAGE_ET_SETU, Võro, English, Russian, Estonian
Duration 96:40


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Helga Nurmekann - Folk musician | Ain Hannus - Folk musician | Janek Joost - Chairman of the Viking Club | Juhan Ulfsak - Compere of the beauty contest | Taavi Eelmaa - Compere of the beauty contest | Anna-Maria Toom - "Our Piret" | Raine Tarima - Finn at the fair | Väino Puura - Lead singer | Maie Saulep - Old woman with the goat

First releases

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  • in cinema: 23.02.2006, Tallinna Coca Cola kobarkino, Estonia
  • in cinema: 24.02.2006, Finland

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, MAFF - Multimedia Audiovisual Film Festival (Warsaw, Poland), 2006, 2nd Prize
  • Award, SCHLINGEL - International Film Festival for Children and Young Audiences (Chemnitz, Germany), 2006, Lichtenauer Audience Award
  • Award, Tokyo International Film Festival (Japan), 2006, Grand Prix

Partners and Sponsors

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