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Daylight (1998)

Original title: Päevavalgus

Animation Duration 09:37

Urbanized youth is searching for his soul – his vital force.

Director: Mait Laas

Keywords: daily life in a slum | yearning for love | self-discovery | bilious | goodness | emotional confusion | hingelisus | fear | idealism | residents of apartment building | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Nukufilm
Color bw
Sound sound
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English
Subtitles English, Russian
Duration 09:37


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Producer Arvo Nuut
Director Mait Laas
Screenwriter Mait Laas
Cinematographer Raivo Möllits
Art Director Mait Laas
Animator Märt Kivi
Composer Esko Oja
Sound Designer Jaak Elling
Editor Kersti Miilen

First releases

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  • in cinema: 21.05.1998, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • released on DVD: 2007, Estonian Puppet Animation: Having Soul. Volume 4, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Blue Sea Film Festival (Rauma, Finland), 1999, Baltic Herring Short Film Competition: Competition Programme A - 1st Prize (together with "Just Married")
  • Participation, Holland Animation Film Festival (Utrecht, Netherlands), 1998
  • Participation, Rouen Nordic Film Festival (France), 1998

Partners and Sponsors

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