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Primavera (1998)

Original title: Primavera

Animation Duration 09:40

PRIMAVERA is a three dimensional family film featuring puppets that work in the so called telescope system which tries with the help of stylised images to visually depict the great variety existing in nature, the food chain and variations in the reproduction of different living organisms. The entire film is seen through the eyes of a butterfly larva.

Director: Riho Unt | Hardi Volmer

Keywords: biological diversity | instinktiivne tegevus | liblika moone | birds | images of nature | loodusseadused | paaritumine | paljunemine | insects | röövik | View all »

Photos and Galleries (10)

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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
Duration 09:40


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Producer Arvo Nuut
Director Riho Unt | Hardi Volmer
Screenwriter Riho Unt | Hardi Volmer
Cinematographer Urmas Sepp
Art Director Riho Unt | Hardi Volmer
Animator Margus Bamberg
Composer Roald Jürlau | Avo Ulvik
Sound Designer Avo Ulvik
Editor Kersti Miilen

First releases

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  • in cinema: 21.05.1998, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • released on DVD: 2006, Estonian Puppet Animation: Having Soul. Volume 5, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, SICAF - Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival (South Korea), 1999, International Animation Competition - Final Selection
  • Award, Blue Sea Film Festival (Rauma, Finland), 1999, Baltic Herring Short Film Competition: Competition Programme A - 3rd Prize
  • Participation, Lleida Latin-American Film Festival (Spain), 1998

Partners and Sponsors

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