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Renaissance (2012)

Original title (in Estonian): "Renessanss"

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Students film | Drama Duration 22:38

"Renaissance" is a tragicomic thriller. It follows an exciting and queer journey of the main character, until he reaches happiness and love.

Heinrich is in his 30-s, a paragoun of a successstory of a capitalistic society. He works in an investment bank as a medium degree manager 20 hours per day, the only friends he has are coffee and cocain. His values and spiritual self have degraded to very thin ray in a tunnel of life, the end of it might not be far away any more. The fate itself is forced to step in the game, to invite Heinrich for ...

Director: Margus Raid

Keywords: power of love | banking sector | bank robbery | money | shooting a gun | taxi driver | violence | 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 Russian, Estonian
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 22:38


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Producer Aira Koort
Director Margus Raid
Screenwriter Margus Raid | Sander Pukk
Cinematographer Gunnar Laal
Art Director Kadri Kuusler
Costume Designer Kristina Maria Heinsalu
Composer Kaspar Kadastik
Sound Designer Kristjan Kurm
Editor Sören Tali
Writer of Adapted Work O. Henry


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Ott Kartau - Gunnar | Henrik Kalmet - Mattias | Tõnu Tamm - Prohvet | Emil Rutiku - Taksojuht | Tanel Tänna - Ärimees panga ees | Tarmo Tagamets - Mäks | Reimo Sagor - Pik | Ago Soots - Herilane | Tanel Tatter - Säde

First releases

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  • at other places: 26.03.2013, BFM kinosaal, Tallinn, Estonia
  • released on DVD: Best of BFM 2013, Balti Filmi- ja Meediakool, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Best of BFM - BOB (Tallinn, Estonia), 2013, Acknowledged by the jury
  • Participation, Best of BFM - BOB (Tallinn, Estonia), 2013, Žürii poolt äramärgitud film

Partners and Sponsors

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