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November (2017)

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Feature film | Fantasy Duration 115:00

"November" is based on Estonian novel "Rehepapp" by Andrus Kivirähk, a bestseller of the last twenty years. The film is a mixture of magic, black humor and romantic love. The story is set in a pagan Estonian village where werewolves, the plague, and spirits roam. The villagers' main problem is how to survive the cold, dark winter. And, to that aim, nothing is taboo. People steal from each other, from their German manor lords, and from spirits, the devil, and Christ. To guard their souls, they'll give them away to thieving creatures made of wood and metal called kratts, who ...

Director: Rainer Sarnet

Keywords: love | love triangle | jealous woman | jealousy | gondola ride | lust | soul | selling one's soul | All Souls' Day | emotional suffering | View all »

Photos and Galleries (13)

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Videos (2)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Homeless Bob Production
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Fantasy
Duration 115:00


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Producer Katrin Kissa
Co-producer Ellen Havenith | Łukasz Dzięcioł
Director Rainer Sarnet
Screenwriter Rainer Sarnet
Cinematographer Mart Taniel
Production Desinger Jaagup Roomet | Matis Mäesalu
Costume Designer Jaanus Vahtra
Animator Pärtel Tall | Mait Eerik | Roman Kuznetsov | Olari Lass | Kalju-Karl Kivi | Aadu Lambot | Tõnis Jürgens
Composer Michał Jacaszek
Sound Designer Marco Vermaas
Editor Jarosław Kamiński


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Joshua Albano - Young man in gondola (voice) | Sally Mometti - Lady in gondola (voice) | Karin Moog - Baroness (voice) | Linnar Priimägi - Kratt Joosep (voice) | Margus Prangel - 3-legged kratt (voice) | Jörgen Liik - Snowman (voice) | Ester Kuntu - Plague (voice) | Margus Prangel - Tradesman (voice)

First releases

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  • in cinema: 27.01.2017 official premiere, Cinema Kosmos, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 03.02.2017, around Estonia, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 24.04.2017 World Premiere, Tribeca Film Festival, United States

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Tribeca Film Festival (USA), 2017, Programme: International Narrative Feature Film - Best Cinematography: Mart Taniel
  • Award, Riga International Film Festival (Latvia), 2017, Best Film; Youth Matters Award; Splendid Palace People’s Choice Award
  • Award, Listapad - Minsk International Film Festival (Byelorussia), 2017, Grand Prix - Golden Listapad; Yury Marukhin Award for Best Cinematography; Best Score - Jacaszek

Partners and Sponsors

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