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English title: Teofrastus
Original title: Teofrastus
Estonia, 2018, 15 min.

Director: Sergei Kibus
Production company:
Nuku Film
puppetfilm studio
Niine 11
10414 Tallinn
Phone +372 6414 307

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Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Film genre: Feature film

A tale of freedom and compassion, set in the 1980s Soviet Estonia, as experienced by a cat and recounted by its owner. Cat Teofrastus lives a homeless life at a train station. One day, he is offered a home by a family living in a nearby countryside house. However, the happy life is short-lived when the cat is taken to the big city and gets lost on the streets. Will Teofrastus find his way back to happiness?

Nordic Film Days Lübeck 2019
International Short Film Festival Dresden 2019 (awarded)


Study guide: German