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Truth and Justice (2019)

Original title: Tõde ja õigus

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Feature film | Drama Duration 165:00

Truth and Justice

Estonia, 1872. The uncompromising new owner of Robber’s Rise must battle with hard work, his spiteful neighbour and with his own family and beliefs to transform the poor land into a flourishing farm of his dreams – to bring truth and justice to a god forsaken place.
Young and energetic man Andres together with his wife Krõõt arrives to his new farm bought on a loan to establish their new life. Robber’s Rise must become a place, that’ll take care of the family. Household needs a lot of work and consistency – battle with nature, fate and his spiteful neighbour Pearu ...

Director: Tanel Toom

Keywords: matchmaking | marriage proposal | helping | recruiting | everyday problems | loving wife | love | power of love | putting love to the test | lack of love | View all »

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Videos (2)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Allfilm
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English, Russian
Duration 165:00


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Producer Ivo Felt
Co-producer Armin Karu | Madis Tüür
Director Tanel Toom
Screenwriter Tanel Toom
Cinematographer Rein Kotov
Production Desinger Jaagup Roomet
Costume Designer Kristiina Ago
Composer Mihkel Zilmer
Sound Designer Matis Rei
Editor Tambet Tasuja
Writer of Adapted Work Anton Hansen Tammsaare

First releases

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  • in cinema: 20.02.2019, Apollo Cinema Solaris, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 22.02.2019, over Estonia, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 06.10.2019, International Premiere, Busan International Film Festival, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, OSCAR - The Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (USA), 2020, Foreign Language Film - National Nominee
  • Participation, Busan International Film Festival (South Korea), 2019, Programme: World Cinema

Partners and Sponsors

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