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Rat Trap (2011)

Original title: Rotilõks

Feature film | Thriller | Drama Duration 105:00

A huge sum of money gets lost during a home party held by an Estonian politician during an election campaign. A few party guests are involved in the case, those having serious financial issues and trying to cope with the mistakes made in the past. The self-confident politician, however, won't call the police but decides to use gunboat diplomacy instead.

Director: Andres Puustusmaa

Keywords: nude model | artist's studio | ex-policemen | photographer | hospital | medical staff at the hospital | frightening | kidnapping | father-daughter relationship | drinking | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Triamen Film, Trust Media ()
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Thriller, Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian, English
Subtitles Estonian, Russian, English
Duration 105:00


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Producer Anu Veermäe | Andres Peets
Co-producer Andrei Zahharov
Director Andres Puustusmaa
Screenwriter Andres Puustusmaa | Tigran Agaveljan
Cinematographer Timo Salminen
Art Director Jaana Jüris
Costume Designer Kenneth Bärlin | Eugen Tamberg
Composer Andres Peets
Sound Designer Ants Andreas | Tiina Andreas
Editor Tambet Tasuja


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Lembit Ulfsak - Doctor | Juhan Ulfsak - Taxi driver | Taavi Teplenkov - Valdo | Raimo Pass - Kirill | Oleg Rogatšov - Policeman in civilian clothes | Juri Žilin - Policeman in civilian clothes | Ksenja Agarkova - Sergei's sister

First releases

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  • in cinema: 04.03.2011, Cinema Solaris, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 02.2011, Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival , Germany
  • on television: 24.02.2012, TV3, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, BERLINALE - Berlin International Film Festival (Germany), 2011, Film Market Screening
  • Participation, Cork International Film Festival (Ireland), 2011

Partners and Sponsors

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