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The Penguin Parade (2002)

Original title: Pingviinide paraad

Animation Duration 09:30

A story about a young man who in an absurd situation insists on remaining a human being as if he still belived in happy solutions.

Director: Riho Unt | Julia Pihlak

Keywords: existential issues | hiding oneself | self-discoveries | kaitseala | sand dunes | bird observers | birdwatching | spectacles of nature | nature tourism | marching | 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, English
Subtitles Russian
Duration 09:30


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Producer Arvo Nuut
Director Riho Unt | Julia Pihlak
Screenwriter Riho Unt | Julia Pihlak
Cinematographer Urmas Jõemees
Art Director Julia Pihlak | Riho Unt
Animator Triin Sarapik | Märt Kivi | Andres Tenusaar
Composer Marc Marder
Sound Designer Avo Ulvik
Editor Urmas Jõemees | Kersti Miilen | Julia Pihlak | Riho Unt


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

No suppoting roles

First releases

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  • in cinema: 28.11.2002 , Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 11.07.2003, Anima Mundi - International Animation Festival, Brazil
  • released on DVD: 2006, Estonian Puppet Animation: Having soul. Volume 6, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, International Panorama of Independent Directors (Thessaloniki, Greece), 2003, Best Animation Film
  • Participation, Anima Mundi - International Animation Festival of Brazil (Brazil), 2003
  • Participation, Melbourne International Animation Festival (Australia), 2003

Partners and Sponsors

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