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Based on the short story Living Dolls by estonian writer Anton Hansen Tammsaare.
Having Soul is the story of a little boy and his big dream toy soldiers with souls, who would close their eyes, when dying.

Special thanks to...:
Eesti Kultuurkapital
Eesti Filmi Sihtasutus

2014/ "eLU Vivre i`Estonie a`Nantes" Nantes France 05.15.12.

2009/ Laputa International Animation Festival hiroshima Japan 16.03.- 12.04. retrospective
2008/ Animation Festival Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche Udine 16.12. Italy
2008/ Animateka International Animation Film Festival (retrospective) Ljublana Slovenia 8.-14.12.
2008/ International Animated Film Festival reAnimacja Lodz Poland 25.-27.04.
2008/ Lucca Animation -International Festival of Animated Films Lucca Italy -
Estonian retrospective 22.-26.04.
2007/ ANILOGUE 5th Budapest International Animation Festival Hungary 29.11.-2.12.
Estonian program
2007/ Tampere Film Festival Finland 9.-13.03. Nukufilm 50
2006/ 49th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film Germany
30.10.-5.11. ( retrospective )
2005/ Festival de Cine de Alcala de Henares-Film and Literature Madrid Spain
2005/ Tampere Film Festival Finland 9.-13.03.
2005/ The Norwegian Film Institute Oslo, Norway March
2004/ European Information Centre Darmstadt Germany
2004/ Estonian Day`s - Varssavi Kaasaegsete Kunstide Keskus Poland Sept.
2004/ Berlin -Eastern European Animation-"classics" based on literature. 29.10.
2004/ ESTO - New York 08.-12.04. USA
2004/ London International Animation Film Festival LIAF-Estonian Panorama
2004/ Melbourne International Animation Festival (MIAF) and the Australian International Animation Festival (AIAF) 21.06-27.06.
2004/ 12th Internationales Trickfilm Festival Stuttgart Germany 01.04-06.04.
2003/ Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Taiwan 27.11-12.12
2003/ Kinobuss Sweden September
2003/ Sitges festival internacional de Cinema de Catalunya Spain 27.11-07.12.
2003/ The 5th Puchon International Student Animation festival Korea 08.11-12.11
2003/ The Cinematheque quebecoise Best animated films of the year Montreal 06.12-12.12.
2003/ 8th Manchester International Short Film and Video Festival 2003 KINOFILM UK 20.10-26.10
2003/ Foyle Film Festival Ireland 21.11 30.11
2003/ 18th Brest European Short Film Festival 08.11-16.11. France
2003/ Lissabon MINIEXPO Portugal (estonian day) 20.08. (Eesti Lissaboni Seltsi kaudu)
2003/ 32nd Montreal International Festival of new Cinema and new Media Canada 09.10-19.10.
2003/ Fantoche 4th International Animation Film Festival Baden/ 09.09-14.09. Switzerland
2003/ Annecy International Animated Film Festival 04.06-07.06. France
2003/ Fredrikstad Animation Festival 06.05 11.05 Norway
2003/ Tough Eye International Turku Animated Film Festival 14.05-18.05
2003/ 8th International Childrens Film Festival Gold fish 30.03-07.04 Moscow,Russia
2003/ Interfilm Berlin weekend 21.02-23.02 Germany
2003/.Tampere Film Festival 05.-09.03. Finland - JURY`s PRIZE
2003/ Cairo International Film Festival for Children 13.03-20.03 Egypt
2002/ 18th International Short Film Festival Berlin 05.11- 10.11. Germany
2002/ 14th Ankara International Film Festival 21.11-01.12. Turkye
2002/ 2nd Festival of Nordic Recent Films in Lisbon 02.12-16.12 Portugal
2002/ Dokfestival Leipzig 15.10-20.10. Germany
2002/ 20. CINEMA TOUT Ecran International Film&Television Festival Switzerland 21-27.10.02
2002/ Arsenals International Film Festival 21- 29.09. Latvia -
2002/ KROK IX International Animated Film Festival Ukraine 14-23.08.
2002/ ANIMA MUNDI the International Animation Festival of Brasil 24.07-28.07 Brazil

Creation techniques: marnukk / puppetfilm
Year of production: 2002
Duration: 18 min
Premiere: 28. veebruaril 2002 kinos
Original format: 35mm
Colours: colour  
Sound format: stereo  
Genre: Childrens film  
Target audience: adults  
Script: Riho Unt
Direction: Riho Unt
Camera: Indrek Volens, Peeter levain
Design: Riho Unt
Animation: Mrt Kivi, Andres Tenusaar, Kertu Peet
Music: Tiit Kikas
Sound: Avo Ulvik
Puppets and decoration: Ene Mellow, Klli Jaama, Piret Saarepuu, Taivo Mrsepp, Andres Tenusaar, Kaare Kbarseppl
Editing: Indrek Volens, Kersti Miilen
Light: Roland Tiik
Producer: Arvo Nuut
Production assistant: Maret Reismann
Produced by: Nukufilm O

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In Nukufilm Studios there has been filmed the first digital stereocpical stop-animation puppet-film ever, together with Moscow Film and Photo Technology Reseach Institute NIKFI. NIKFI has come up with a special technology for making stereoscopical films and they have been awarded with Oscar in 1991...
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