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English Title: The Violin

  • Theatrical Short
  • Eesti Joonisfilm
  • Distributed by: Eesti Joonisfilm
  • Cartoon Characters: Violinist, Dancer.
  • Directed By Priit Tender.
  • Produced By Kalev Tamm, Linda Sade.
  • Animated By Marje Ale, Eve Tramberg, Eda Kurg, Tarmo Baarmets.
  • Awards: Best Film/Grand Prix, Animerte Dager, Nordic and Baltic Animation Festival, Fredrikstad, Norway, 2000, Special International Jury Prize, International Animation Festival, Hiroshima, Japan, 2000.
  • Music: Tõnu Kõrvits.
  • Editor: Priit Tender.
  • Originally Released on May 13, 1999.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 11:39 minutes.
  • Color
  • Estonia  Estonia

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Cartoon Summary:

Life proceeds according to its everyday routine on an isolated island in the middle of a sea of sadness. A burnt-out violinist performs a tragicomic number with...  (more)

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English Title: "The Violin."

The production of this film was supported by the Estonian Film Foundation and Estonian Culture Endowment.

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This is a lovely piece that i really enjoyed watching. i found the music very suitable for the cartoon.
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