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14 Cases (2017)

Original title: 14 käänet

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Documentary Duration 83:00

14 Cases

14 CASES is a character driven story and it focuses on personal stories of born in Estonia young people who are the descendants of migrants from the Soviet era, representing almost the third generation. Although they lived their whole life surrounded by Estonian national symbols and colours, lifestyle and cuisine, they still speak Russian as their mother tongue, got secondary education in Russian language, listen and watch Russian radio and television, and gravitate towards Russian culture. Some of Estonian Russians face an identity crisis: a conflict of national identity with civil identity.
Now almost for four years we've filmed several Russian-speaking ...

Director: Marianna Kaat

Keywords: abiturient | ambition | driving a car | car ride | Estonian language | education | identity | language barrier | language immersion | language problems | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Baltic Film Production
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian
Subtitles Estonian, Russian, English
Duration 83:00


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Producer Marianna Kaat
Director Marianna Kaat
Cinematographer Rein Kotov | Max Golomidov
Composer Frenetic Music Orchestra
Editor Kadri Kanter

Partners and Sponsors

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