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The film Back to Europe is a parody of the classic adventure film genre.
The main character of the film ,farmer Saamuel , has just become free from the Soviet Union and is in no hurry to join the European Union . Rather, he forces Europe to reckon with him in the course of hair raising adventures and dangerous situations.

2014/ "eLU Vivre i`Estonie a`Nantes" Nantes France 05.15.12.
2011/2012 3rd Antartic Short,Documentary and Animation Film Festival
2005/ Tampere Film Festival Finland (retrospective) 9.-12.03.
2004/ Filmhuis Den Haag Holland Sept.
2004/ Rencontres-Audiovisuelles Lille France 22.10.
2004/ 12th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film Germany section East Side story"
2002/ Clermont Ferrand- Short Film Festival _ France , RETROSPECTIV
2001/ 50th Melbourne Film Festival - RETROSPECTIV
1999/ SICAF Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival
- Bronze Price in Long Film Competition
1999/ KROK International Animated Film Festival, Ukraina
1999/ KAFF Kecskemet Animation, Hungary
- Grand Prix
1999/ International FilmFestival of Kerala - India
1998/ Euraasia FilmFestival Alma Ata
- Jury Special Prize
1998/ Anima Mundi Festival Rio De Janeiro Brazil
1998/ I Castelli Animati - International Animated FilmFestival, Italy
1998/ Dessin Animale - Festival Of Cartoons and Animated Films, Belgium -1998/ Oslo Animation FilmFestival, Norway
1998 The World Animation Celebration, Los Angeles (USA)- Finalist
1998/ 9th Balticum Film & TV Festival, Bornholm (Denmark)
Jury Special Prize
1998/ 35th Krakow International Short Film Festival, Poland
1998/ 11th Nordic Film Festival, Rouen (France)
1998/ Nordishe Filmtage, Lbeck (Germany)
1998/ FilmFestival of Lleida
1998/ 6th International Short Film Festival Vila do Conde, Portugal
1998/ 8th International Documentary, Short and Animated Films Festival, Message To Man , St. Petersburg (Russia)
1998/ 22nd International Animation Film Festival of Annecy, France - the Jury`s Special Prize
Best Design.
1997/ 40th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Films, Germany

Creation techniques: marnukk/classical puppet animation
Year of production: 1997
Duration: 38 min
Premiere: 29. 04. 1997
Original format: 35mm
Colours: colour  
Number of reels: 1:1,37
Sound format: mono  
Target audience: family film  
Script: Riho Unt
Direction: Riho Unt
Camera: Urmas Sepp
Design: Riho Unt
Animation: Margus Bamberg, Triin Sarapik, Mikk Rand
Music: Olav Ehala
Sound: Jaak Elling, Tuomo Kattilakoski
Puppets and decoration: Ene Mellow, Taivo Mrsepp, Klli Jaama
Editing: Kersti Miilen
Light: Roland Tiik
Producer: Arvo Nuut, Heikki Takkinen
Production assistant: Maret Reismann
Produced by: Nukufilm O
Distribution: Nukufilm O

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