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The Little Short-Sighted Snake (2006)

Original title: Väike lühinägelik boamadu

Animation Duration 11:22

This fun children’s film tells the story of a little, inquisitive and short-sighted young snake named Kaabriel, whose unconventional ways help him defeat the bully of the jungle – the scary ´two-legged` It.

Director: Aina Järvine | Meelis Arulepp

Keywords: openness | boamadu | jungle | feeling fear | learning to read | wild animals | family relationships | reading a book | bookish knowledge | friendliness | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) A Film Eesti
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Animation, Cartoon
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 11:22


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

No suppoting roles

First releases

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  • in cinema: 21.02.2006, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 07.06.2006, Annecy Animation Film Festival, France
  • on television: 2006, ETV, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Cartoons on the Bay (Italy), 2007, Pulcinella Award 2007 - Best Educational and Social Film (UNICEF Award)
  • Award, Anima Mundi - International Animation Festival of Brazil (Brazil), 2006, Audience Award - 3rd Best Film for Children
  • Award, Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People (Athens, Greece), 2006, Children’s Jury Award - Best Short Animated Film

Partners and Sponsors

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