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Grounded (2015)

Original title: Tiibateta piloot

Feature film | Drama Duration 15:00

In the war in Afghanistan, the helicopter pilot Raul (34) loses sight in one eye and is stripped of his wings. The depressed Raul infuriates his wife and she moves away from him with their child. Raul feels like a useless cripple and decides to end his life. He builds a flying machine from helium balloons and decides to take the last flight of his life in it.

Director: Leeni Linna

Keywords: quarreling of spouses | alcohol consumption | scar on face | army companions | reanimate | self-destruction | self-irony | having been found oneself | self-purification | introversion | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Kopli Kinokompanii
Film Category Short, Feature film
Genre Drama
Duration 15:00


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Producer Anneli Ahven
Director Leeni Linna
Screenwriter Leeni Linna
Cinematographer Rein Kotov
Art Director Kristjan Suits
Costume Designer Kristiina Ago
Composer Mihkel Zilmer
Sound Designer Horret Kuus
Editor Eik Lattu


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

No suppoting roles

First releases

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  • in cinema: 9.10.2015, Cinema Solaris, Tallinn, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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