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The Stork

Morten Tšinakov, Lucija Mrzljak
Estonia, 2020 / 15’51” / national preview

While smoking on the balcony, Citizen Stork is struck by a moment of clarity, in which he realises that he is not a person, but rather a bird. At the same time, a man and a woman are eating lunch. When a cuckoo jumps out of the clock, the man leaves the apartment in a hurry. The woman and the stork meet…

Direction: Morten Tšinakov, Lucija Mrzljak
Writer: Morten Tšinakov
Production: Kalev Tamm

Morten Tšinakov

Lucija Mrzljak

Morten Tšinakov
Morten Tšinakov born 26 January 1992 in Viljandi. Morten studied animation in Estonian Academy of Arts and made two films in the process. After his studies he has been working in Eesti Joonisfilm.

Lucija Mrzljak
Born 26 November 1990 in Zagreb, Lucija is a Croatian animation film director and illustrator. She studied animation in Zagreb, Krakow, Prague and Tallinn. After graduating from Estonian Academy of Arts she decided to stay in Tallinn and work in Eesti Joonisfilm studio. Besides animated films Lucija has made illustrations for children’s books and caricatures for political magazines.