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The Wall (2012)

Original title in Estonian: Sein

Students film | Drama Duration 16:55

The year is 1989. The Soviet Union is collapsing, the Baltic Chain has just happened. Simultaneously with the falling of the Berlin Wall, a relationship is developing between a man and a woman on the opposite sides of a wall in a box of flats in Tallinn. The Man (Guido Kangur) grows cacti and earns a living as a radio repairman. The Woman (Ülle Kaljuste) is an introverted pianist who lives solely for playing the piano pieces of Erik Satie.

Director: Anna Hints

Keywords: seclusion | kaktus | apartment | neighbour | pianist | curiosity | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Balti Filmi- ja Meediakooli filmiosakond
Film Category Students film, Short
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 16:55


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Producer Maria Kljukina
Director Anna Hints
Screenwriter Anna Hints | Kalev Vapper jr
Cinematographer Alis Mäesalu
Art Director Epp Kubu | Maret Tamme
Costume Designer Maret Tamme
Composer Joel Tammik
Sound Designer Kauri Lemberg
Editor Helis Hirve
Content Editor Maria Reinup | Greta Varts


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Ragnar Novod - Peep | Henryk Johan Novod - Teet

First releases

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  • at other places: 26.03.2012, BFM kinosaal, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Estonian Festival of Non-Commercial Film Makers (Tallinn, Estonia), 2012, I koht filmiüliõpilaste grupis
  • Award, UNICA World Amateur Film Festival, 2012, Hõbemedal filmiüliõpilaste grupis

Partners and Sponsors

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