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Three August Days (2017)

Original title: Kolm päeva augustis

Feature film Duration 21:30

In the midst of the political upheaval of the early 1990s in Soviet Union, an Estonian girl and a Russian boy reach across cultural lines to unite over a shared bottle of American soda.

Director: Madli Lääne

Keywords: riding a bicycle | queue | standing in a queue | shop | language barrier | home in an apartment building | children | Soviet space-time | dissolution of the Soviet Union | Soviet mentality | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Kopli Kinokompanii
Film Category Feature film, Short
Duration 21:30


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Producer Anneli Ahven
Director Madli Lääne
Screenwriter Madli Lääne
Cinematographer Lotta Kilian
Production Desinger Ketlin Kasar | Tiiu-Ann Pello
Composer Jesus A. Gerdel

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, CIVIS Media Prize (Berlin, Germany), 2018, Category: European CIVIS TV Prize - Fiction
  • Award, Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Sweden), 2018, Children's Jury Best Children's Film Award
  • Award, Valletta Film Festival (Malta), 2019, Cinema of Small Nations Competition - Best Short Film

Partners and Sponsors

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