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My Condolences (2013)

Original title: Kaastundeavaldus

Feature film | Comedy | Thriller Duration 15:00

A family growing weed faces a bad surprise when their daughter brings a strange young man to their remote home. Mother takes the initiative and the family starts to act as simple country people in order to cover up the tracks. They write the letter of condolence for their deceased neighbour woman. A stranger kindly agrees to offer his help. A cat-and-mouse game begins where all counterparts try to outsmart the other while hiding their true personality.

Director: Margus Paju

Keywords: cannabis plants | clever plan | forest road | drug dealer | drug farm | drug business | unexpected visitor | family business | rainy forest | rainfall | View all »

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Videos (2)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Nafta Films
Film Category Feature film, Short
Genre Comedy, Thriller
Duration 15:00, 15:00


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Producer Esko Rips
Director Margus Paju
Screenwriter Martin Palm | Margus Paju
Cinematographer Meelis Veeremets
Production Desinger Kristina Lõuk
Composer Indrek Soe
Sound Designer Matis Rei
Editor Helen Takkin
Writer of Adapted Work Martin Palm

First releases

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  • in cinema: 23.01.2014, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Cambridge Film Festival (Great Britain), 2013
  • Participation, Riga International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS (Latvia), 2013, Baltic competition
  • Participation, Scanorama European Film Forum (Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda; Lithuania), 2013, Short film competition

Partners and Sponsors

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