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186 Kilometres (2007)

Original title: Jan Uuspõld läheb Tartusse

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Feature film | Comedy | Road movie Duration 118:00

Jan Uuspõld is a talented actor who is not up to scratch due to his problems with alcohol. He makes up his mind to stop taking clownish roles and accepts a serious part in a play at Vanemuise theatre instead. His journey from Tallinn to Tartu becomes an unusual and in a way exaggerated voyage depicting the life and mentality of contemporary Estonia through various human natures, attitudes and ways of thinking. Next to the fictional characters numerous well-known Estonian public figures participate in the film, either as themselves or as performed by actors or other celebrities. The story of ...

Director: Andres Maimik | Rain Tolk

Keywords: enticement | naked man | skinny-dipping | alcoholism | bartender | existentialism | getting lost in a bog | eccentric young woman | private property | guru | View all »

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Videos (1)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Kuukulgur Film
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Comedy, Road movie
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Finnish
Duration 118:00


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Producer Alvar Reinumägi | Rain Tolk
Co-producer Meelis Mäeots
Director Andres Maimik | Rain Tolk
Screenwriter Andres Maimik | Rain Tolk
Cinematographer Mart Taniel
Art Director Katrin Sipelgas
Costume Designer Anu Lensment
Animator Mikk Rand | Raivo Möllits | Märten Vaher
Composer Vaiko Eplik | Sten Sheripov
Sound Designer Horret Kuus | Olger Bernadt
Editor Andres Maimik | Jan-Erik Nõgisto | Rain Tolk


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Tiina Vilu Demjanov - Announcer | Allar Remma - Competitor | Veke Ahtiainen - Competitor | Toomas Kirss - TV director | Madis Rästas - Assistant | Terje Kissa - Assistant | Arno Saar - Tabloid photographer | Paul Hendrik Maimik - Child | Doris Vahtra - Child

First releases

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  • in cinema: 10.02.2007, European Film Market, Wiesbaden, Germany
  • in cinema: 22.02.2007, Cinema Coca-Cola Plaza, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: 31.12.2007 kell 16:30, Kanal 2, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film (Wiesbaden, Germany), 2007, Competition programme
  • Participation, Warsaw International Film Festival (Poland), 2007
  • Participation, EU Film Festival (Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver; Kanada), 2007

Partners and Sponsors

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