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The Death of a Government Clerk (2017)

Original title (in Estonian): "Ametniku surm"

Students film | Comedy | Drama Duration 17:44

The film is set in a fictional dictatorship world. Ivan, a poor government clerk is desperately trying to remain invisible at work, but an accidental sneeze on a higher official turns the situation against him. The story shows us what endless paranoia and constant fear can do to a feeble human mind.

Director: Rebeka Rummel

Keywords: aevastamine | official | dictator | General | military tasks | war | guilty conscience | utoopiamaailm | View all »

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Production Firm(s) TLÜ Balti filmi, meedia, kunstide ja kommunikatsiooni instituudi (BFM) filmikunsti õppekava
Film Category Students film, Short
Genre Comedy, Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 17:44


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Producer Hanna Kruusi
Director Rebeka Rummel
Screenwriter Andreas Aadel
Cinematographer Toomas Tatar
Art Director Krete Tarkmees
Costume Designer Krete Tarkmees
Composer Kaspar Tambur
Sound Designer Markus Andreas
Editor Brit Maria Tael
Content Editor Triin Kadaja
Writer of Adapted Work Anton Tšehhov

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