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Babyface (2009)

Original title: Beebilõust

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Documentary Duration 29:51

Andrus Elbing alias Babyface is a 28-year-old poet, rap singer, a hip-hop artist and a former prisoner from the island of Saaremaa. He tells his story through recollections and poetry - how he became from a risk group child to a criminal young man, from a prisoner to a poet and a musician. Through his art, Babyface looks for his way out from his "personal imprisonment"; however, the locks of an inner prison door won't open that easily. The documentary follows the way Andrus adjusts to freedom after his imprisonment. Is it possible to escape such past after all? Is ...

Director: Margit Lillak

Keywords: alcohol consumption | giftedness | self-accomplishment | hip-hop | father-son relationship | cemetery | homecoming | contradictoriness | crime | childhood psychological trauma | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Allfilm
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 29:51


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Producer Johanna Trass
Director Margit Lillak
Screenwriter Margit Lillak
Cinematographer Margit Lillak
Sound Designer Seppo Vanhatalo
Editor Margit Lillak

First releases

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  • in cinema: 08.12.2009, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: 9.12.2009, ETV, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Estonian Film Days (Estonia), 2010

Partners and Sponsors

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