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Jackpot (2008)

Original title: Jackpot

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Documentary Duration 27:23

Only two people of the 76 lottery winners in Estonia (who are afraid of publicity) agree talking about their life and lottery victory - Urve and Rudolf. Fortunately they have not had to experience envy; instead, they have been congratulated for their luck. Urve is a beginner in lottery playing - she bought her ticket because she trusted her strong gut feeling: as if something told her to buy it. The victory sum of 8,6 million Estonian kroons provided new life for Urve, a production line operator, and her family. Rudolf, however, had played lottery for years and finally the ...

Director: Eva-Katariina Taimre

Keywords: daily life | daily | honesty | rural life | improvement of one's life | enjoying oneself | wisdom | hazard | caring | staying true to oneself | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Meediapartner
Film Category Documentary, Observation
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian
Subtitles Estonian
Duration 27:23


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Producer Kätlin Kontor
Director Eva-Katariina Taimre
Screenwriter Kätlin Kontor | Toomas Kirss
Cinematographer Anna Stepanova

First releases

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  • in cinema: 03.10.2008, Sõprus (Tallinn), Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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