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Ice (2017)

Original title: Jää

Feature film | Drama | Road movie Duration 15:00


Harri is a lieutenant colonel in the Estonian army. Divorced, he only sees his 10-year old son during school holidays. Harri decides to make up for lost time by going to an adventurous father-son winter trip to an island. Missing the last ferry, Harri decides to take a local ice road over the frozen sea. On the vast snowy desert past memories collide with the present.

Director: Anna Hints

Keywords: love | drowning of a car | driver | car ride | mother's worry | maternal care | getting killed | father | father-son relationship | ice | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Exitfilm
Film Category Feature film, Short
Genre Drama, Road movie
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English, French, hispaania
Duration 15:00


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Producer Eero Talvistu | Emilie Dubois | Olivier Berlemont | Raoul Nadalet
Director Anna Hints
Screenwriter Anna Hints | Greta Varts
Cinematographer Tõnis Tuuga
Art Director Matis Mäesalu | Anneli Arusaar
Costume Designer Kristina Lõuk
Composer Romain Trouillet
Sound Designer Kauri Lemberg | Rémi Durel
Editor Marion Koppel

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, West Nordic International Film Festival - WENIFF (Ålesund, Norway), 2017, Best Cinematographer: Tõnis Tuuga
  • Award, Festival Les Enfants terribles (Huy, Belgium), 2017, Critics' award
  • Award, Festival des 24 courts (Bouloire, France), 2018, International selection - coup de coeur du jury award

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