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When You Least Expect It (2016)

Original title: Õnn tuleb magades

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Feature film | Romance | Comedy | Drama Duration 90:00

When You Least Expect It

Viivi, still on the young side, but lonely, discovers a strange man in her bed one beautiful morning. Panicking, the woman tries to reconstruct the events of the previous day in her head. It appears that it must have been one of the worst days in her life: an aching shoulder, being late for work, a diagnosis by her doctor, and, as a result of it all, an evening in the pub where she realises that you can be as neat and good as you like, but you still need luck…

The man who Viivi finds between the sheets in Andres, ...

Director: Mart Kivastik

Keywords: alcohol consumption | pharmacy | pharmacist | doctor's office | medical checkup | problems with the car | car ride | construction work | mother | mother-son relationship | View all »

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Videos (2)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Kopli Kinokompanii
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Romance, Comedy, Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English, islandi
Subtitles English
Duration 90:00


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Producer Anneli Ahven
Co-producer Birgitta Björnsdottir | Hlin Johannesdottir
Director Mart Kivastik
Screenwriter Mart Kivastik
Cinematographer Elen Lotman
Production Desinger Toomas Hõrak
Costume Designer Piret Sootla
Composer Bardi Johannsson
Sound Designer Tiina Andreas | Ants Andreas
Editor Katri Rannastu | Kristjan Lodmfjord


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Katrin Pärn - Maret | Mari-Liis Lill - Luisa | Tiit Sukk - Priit | Ita Ever - Andres's mother | Hannes Kaljujärv - Toits | Raivo Adlas - Teacher Lokk | Tõnu Oja - Kai | Veikko Täär - Kaupo | Tiit Palu - Doctor

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 02.10.2016, Reykjavik International Film Festival, Iceland
  • in cinema: 13.10.2016, Cinema Cinamon, Tartu, Estonia
  • on television: 2017, TV3, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Reykjavík International Film Festival (Iceland), 2016

Partners and Sponsors

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