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The Days That Confused (2016)

Original title (in Estonian): Päevad, mis ajasid segadusse

Feature film | Comedy | Youth | Road movie Duration 105:00

The 27-year- old protagonist Allar moves from one provincial party to another, meeting colorful characters and finding himself in evermore confusing circumstances. The amounting tension and absurdity of surrounding events lead Allar to give serious thought to his life. What follows is a frantic journey through midsummer Estonia to finally discover meaning in oneself.

Director: Triin Ruumet

Keywords: alcohol consumption | love affair | intrigue in love | speeding with the car | car ride | accident | bar fight | self-destructive lifestyle | self-discoveries | suicide | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Kinosaurus Film
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Comedy, Youth, Road movie
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles Estonian, Russian, English
Duration 105:00


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Producer Maie Rosmann-Lill
Director Triin Ruumet
Screenwriter Triin Ruumet | Greta Varts
Cinematographer Sten-Johan Lill
Art Director Matis Mäesalu | Anneli Arusaar | Markus Puusild
Costume Designer Liis Plato
Composer Hendrik Kaljujärv | Karl Saks
Sound Designer Matis Rei
Editor Hendrik Mägar | Marta Pulk


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Taavi Eelmaa - Pontu | Kait Kall - Pets | Kristjan Lüüs - Andres | Reimo Sagor - Toomas | Juss Haasma - Mattias | Merlyn Uusküla - Jaana | Kethi Uibomägi - Riina | Rasmus Kaljujärv - Kalev | Liis Lindmaa - Ester

First releases

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  • in cinema: 02.04.2016, Cinema Coca-Cola Plaza, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 04.07.2016, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Annual Award of Estonian Cultural Endowment (Estonia), 2017, The Film of the Year 2016 - to Triin Ruumet, Sten-Johan Lill, Matis Rei, Maie Rosmann-Lill
  • Award, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Czechia), 2016, Competition programme: East of the West - Special Jury Prize
  • Prize, Listapad - Minsk International Film Festival (Byelorussia), 2016, Main competition programme: Special Prize - for young energy; Special programme: New Classic of Estonian Cinema

Partners and Sponsors

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