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Norīt Krupi / To Swallow a Toad

10 minutes. Animation, Drama, For Kids, Foreign, Short.
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Reiz kādā mazpilsētā dzīvoja “apaļie” intelektuāļi. Viņi bija gudri, labsirdīgi, tālredzīgi un veiksmīgi. Šīs veiksmes pamats – spēja norīt krupi. Dzīvoja mazpilsētā arī “kantainie” praktiķi. Viņi bija pragmatiski reālisti – labu atdarīja ar labu, ļaunu ar ļaunu un nekādus krupjus nerija.
Mierīga līdzās pastāvēšana. Te kādu dienu viens “kantainais” netīšām uzzināja, ka “apaļie” rij krupjus...
ENGLISH Once some “round” intellectuals lived in a small town. They were smart, kind, farsighted and successful. The reason for their success – they could swallow toads. But some that were “square” also lived in the small town. They were pragmatic realists – good was repaid with good, evil with evil, and no toads were ever swallowed. They lived in peace until one day a “square” discovered that the “rounds” swallow toads…//

  • “TO SWALLOW A TOAD” LIST OF FESTIVALS

    Cannes Short Films Competition 2010 SICAF (Seoul International Cartoon&Animation festival) 2010 (Official Selection) Expresion En Corto IFF 2010 (Mexico, competition) 18th International Animation Festival of Brazil ANIMA MUNDI 2010 (short film program ) 26th Warsaw Film Festival 2010 (European Short Films Competition) BUSTER Copenhagen International Film Festival for Children and Youth 2010 (Competition) Calgary International Film Festival 2010 21st Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival 2010 (International Program, Brazil ) Ottawa International Animation Festival 2010(International Showcase) Damascus INTL Film Festival 2010 (competition) XX Riga International Film Forum “Arsenals” 2010 - Baltic Films competition – award BEST BALTIC ANIMATION Animation Market 3d wire 2010 (Spain) 5th Anim'est international film festival (Romania, International short competition) International Animation Short Marathon of Milano Film Festival 2010 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 2010 (Taiwan, Shorts & Animation section) Encounters International Film Festival 2010 (UK, in competition in our Animated Encounters International Panorama programme) DOK Leipzig 2010 (International Competition ) , plus selected for special event - the PINK ELEPHANTS - a screening of a selection of fresh, young and unconventional animated films taken from the festival programme Nordlichter 2010 (northern lights) – 11 days days of north-European films, Germany TOFUZI 2010, (selected for – nomination The Best Film for Adults), Georgia Kaunas international Film Festival Motel X 2010- LISBON INTERNATIONAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL (Portugal ) Scanorama 2010 (European Film forum) – Lithuania Hong Kong Independent Film Festival 2010 International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino 2010 (Poland) Festival on Wheels 2010 (Turkey) 52th International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao 2010 (Spain) – award GRAND PRIZE OF THE BILBAO FESTIVAL– EX-AEQUO, GOLDEN MIKELDI FOR ANIMATION Animateka international Film Festival2010 (Slovenia) – competition program Trieste Film Festival 2010 ( Italy)- in animation programme