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Counterpoint (2016)

Original title (in Estonian): "Kontrapunkt"

Students film | Drama Duration 14:47

“Counterpoint” is a story about a former violin player who, due to an accident is now in a wheelchair and unable to play. In order to help someone much weaker than himself, he has to take a huge step and conquer his inner fears.

Director: Tõnis Pill

Keywords: helping | overcoming oneself | fear | tortoise | classical music | domestic violence | child | making peace | music | moving around with a wheelchair | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) TLÜ Balti filmi, meedia, kunstide ja kommunikatsiooni instituudi (BFM) filmikunsti õppekava
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Students film, Short
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 14:47


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Producer Johanna Maria Paulson
Director Tõnis Pill
Screenwriter Laura Raud
Cinematographer Teddy Puusepp
Art Director Krete Tarkmees
Composer Joonas Alvre
Sound Designer Markus Andreas
Editor Moonika Põdersalu
Content Editor Andreas Aadel | Johanna Maria Paulson

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Best of BFM - BOB (Tallinn, Estonia), 2016, Best Sound Design - Markus Andreas; Estonian Short Film Center ShotEst Special Award
  • Award, Estonian Festival of Non-Commercial Film Makers (Tallinn, Estonia), 2016, 3rd Place

Partners and Sponsors

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