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Ladybirds' Christmas (2001)

Original title: Lepatriinude jõulud

Animation Duration 50:34

Ladybirds' Christmas

Two young ladybirds Tim and Mia are unexpectedly taken into a human family’s house together with a Christmas tree on Christmas Eve. Tim and Mia set about seeking the way back to the forest. The animated film "Ladybirds' Christmas“ is made for school age children.

Director: Janno Põldma | Heiki Ernits

Keywords: helpfulness | saving the loved one | love | philosophizing | goodness | Christmas | sharing Christmas presents | bringing Christmas tree | Christmas mood | Santa Claus | 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 Estonian
Dubbing English
Duration 50:34

First releases

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  • in cinema: 29.11.2001, Coca-Cola Plaza, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 29.11.2001, Cinema Ekraan, Tartu, Estonia
  • released on DVD: 12.2003, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, KROK - International Animated Film Festival (Ukraine), 2002, Animated Feature Film - 1st Prize
  • Prize, GOLD FISH – International Children's Animation Film Festival (Russia), 2002, Prize
  • Award, Sichuan TV Festival - International Gold Panda Awards (Chengdu, China), 2005, Best Animated Theatrical Feature Film; Best Character Design

Partners and Sponsors

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