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Maria and 7 Dwarts

Riho Unt
year: 2018
Running Time:
Stop-motion (animated objects, puppets, clay animation, etc.)
Short film [10 to 45 min]
Kerdi Oengo
Kerdi Oengo
The program:


Having spent her entire life behind the convent walls old and dignified nun Maria has decided to fulfill her childhood dream. The only obstacle on her way is her fragmentary, almost non-existent memory. Maria is afraid that her ultimate dream may turn out to be a sin instead.

Director's BIO

Riho Unt 15.05.1956 Education: 1979 - 1982 Estonian State Institute of Arts Department of Interior Designer (Diploma) Filmography: 2018/ Animation : „Maria and 7 Dwarfs” director, art director ( with Ivika Luisk) 2017/ Animation : Miriam by the Lake ( with Sergei Kibus) 2015 Animation : The Master“ (based on a short story "Popi and Huhuu" by Friedebert Tuglas) director, art director 2013 Animation: „Miriam`s Kite“ director 2012 Animation : „Happy Birthday“ author,director,art director 2008 Mixed animation :“Lili“ author,director,art director (with Elo Soode) 2007 Mixed animation : „Põhja Konn „ ( „North Dragon“ ) author (with Elvis Kollom) , director, art director (with Elo Soode) 2006 Animation: „Miriam merehädas“(„Miriam and the flood“) director 2006 Animation: „Miriami pesakast“ („Miriam`s nestbox“) director 2005 Animation: “Vennad karusüdamed”(“Brothers bearhearts”) author,director,art director 2002 Animation: “Pingviinide paraad” (“The Penguin Parade”)(with Julia Pihlak) author, director ,art director 2001 Animation: "Hing sees" ("Having Soul") author, director, art director 1999 Animation: "Saamuel Internetis" ("Samuel`s Internet") director, art director 1998 Animation: "Primavera" author, director, art director 1997 Animation: "Tagasi Euroopasse" ("Back to Europe") author, director, art director 1994 Animation: "Hilinenud Romanss" (" Twilight Romance") director and art director 1993 Animation: "Kapsapea" ("Cabbage Head") author, director, art director 1992 Feature film: "Lammas all, paremas nurgas" ("Lamb Down in the Right Corner") Art director 1991 Animation: "Koolilood" ("School Stories") author, director, art director 1990 Animation: " Jackpot" author, director and art director 1988 Animated Cartoon: "Kultuurimaja" ("Cultural House") author, director, art director 1987 Animation: "Sõda" ("The War") author, director and art director 1986 Animation: "Kevadine Kärbes" ("Fly in Spring") director and art director 1985 Animation: " Nõiutud Saar ("Bewitched Island") author, director and art director 1984 Animation: "Imeline Nääriöö" ("Magical New Years Eve") director and art director 1983 Animation: "Sõlm" ("Knot") art director 0+0