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The Enchanted Island (1985)

Original title: Nõiutud saar

Animation Duration 09:22

A fairytale about the awkward Kohmits who frees his people from an evil spell. Based on the motivs from a Chukchee fairytale.

Director: Riho Unt | Hardi Volmer

Keywords: enticements | sacrifying oneself | overcoming oneself | being different from the ordinary | getting killed | hädaoht | imemuinasjutt | fishery | heroism | heroic deed | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian
Duration 09:22

Crew

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Director Riho Unt | Hardi Volmer
Screenwriter Hardi Volmer | Riho Unt
Cinematographer Arvo Nuut
Art Director Hardi Volmer | Riho Unt
Composer Lepo Sumera
Editor Irja Müür
Content Editor Silvia Kiik
Managing Director Gunnar Vilms

First releases

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  • in cinema: 03.03.1986, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Estonian SSR Film Festival (USSR), 1986, Best Art Director: Riho Unt, Hardi Volmer; Best Original Music: Lepo Sumera (
  • Award, Ukrainian SSR Animation Film Festival (USSR), 1987, Special prize
  • Award, Rapla - Animated Film Festival (Rapla, USSR), 1987, Most original film

Partners and Sponsors

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