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Crow and Mice (1998)

Original title (in Estonian): "Vares ja hired"

Itelmen fairytale

Animation Duration 12:56

A fairytale about the mice and the raven, and about which is stronger and which is clever.

Director: Mikk Rand

Keywords: hiired | seal | respecting the catch while hunting | catch | shrewdness | revenge | naise hülgamine | fooling someone | Nordic country | stupid joke | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Nukufilm
Color color
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Dubbing English, Russian
Subtitles English, Russian
Duration 12:56


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Producer Arvo Nuut
Director Mikk Rand
Screenwriter Mikk Rand | Priit Tender
Cinematographer Mikk Rand | Priit Tender
Art Director Priit Tender
Animator Mikk Rand | Priit Tender | Kaisa Penttilä
Composer Tõnu Kõrvits
Editor Mikk Rand

First releases

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  • in cinema: 21.05.1998, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • released on DVD: 2006, Having soul: stop-motion films for pre-school chil, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Annecy International Animation Film Festival (France), 1999, Special Distinction
  • Award, SICAF - Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival (South Korea), 1999, Final Selection; Special Prize for Scenario
  • Award, Animateka - International Animated Film Festival (Ljubljana, Slovenia), 1999, Special Mention

Partners and Sponsors

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