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Life Worth Living (2011)

Original title (in Estonian): "Elu elamist väärt"

Students film | Comedy Duration 19:36

The sitcom "Elu Elamist Väärt" pilot is about a small Estonian family of a conservative alpha male father Urmas, a wise tactful mother Mare and their seven-year-old son Juhan, whose thoughts and world vision is way ahead his age. The wife wants her husband to take her out on a date without their son and thinks the latter needs a babysitter. The male nanny they find, Margus goes through difficulties including the homophobic father suspecting him being gay, not being able to handle the babysitting situation and eventually making Urmas kick him out of the house.

Director: Suive Pahrt

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Balti Filmi- ja Meediakooli meediaosakond
Film Category Students film, Short
Genre Comedy
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 19:36


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Producer Sander Tammist
Director Suive Pahrt
Screenwriter Sander Tammist
Cinematographer Kristjan Juusu
Editor Suive Pahrt

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  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
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  • BFM
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