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Burnt Mistakes (2010)

Original title in Estonian: Külm on

Students film | Drama Duration 25:36

Young man Aggivald is living in suburban boiler-house what is fueled by Books, books without endings. The biggest passion for the boy is to write a new ending for each book. Aggivald doesn't know that his family has a story it's own, story what reach to the soviet time and has no ending either.

Director: Martti Helde

Keywords: father-son relationship | boiler plant | interest towards literature | writing | recollections about the Soviet times | family secret | burning books | ash mountain | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Allfilm, Balti Filmi- ja Meediakooli filmiosakond
Film Category Students film, Short
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 25:36


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Producer Ivo Felt
Director Martti Helde
Screenwriter Martti Helde | Triin Sinissaar
Cinematographer Alvar Kõue
Production Desinger Reet Brandt
Costume Designer Anna-Liisa Liiver
Composer Argo Vals
Sound Designer Tarvo Schmeimann
Editor Jaak Ollino jr


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

No suppoting roles

First releases

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  • in cinema: 21.10.2010, Kino Sõprus, tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Scanorama European Film Forum (Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda; Lithuania), 2011, Short film competition program "New Baltic Cinema"
  • Participation, Oldenburg Short Film Days zwergWERK (Germany), 2011

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm