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A Loss of Something Ever Felt (2020)

Original title: Üht kaotust igavesti kandsin

Documentary Duration 82:00

Hille has a close relationship with her drug addict son. She sends him money every other week. After a fight they have over the phone, Lauri disappears mysteriously. His last known location is Bogotá, Colombia. At Hille's request, Lauri's sister, Eeva, reluctantly embarks on a journey and soon finds herself in the surreal and merciless underbelly of Bogotá. She contacts her only Colombian acquaintance, Carlos, who also lost his brother in the past, and they film their search for answers for a loss they both share.

Director: Carlos Eduardo Lesmes Lopéz

Keywords: giving aid | spouses | embracing between spouses | plea for help | impossibility to get help | helpers | helplessness | people in need of help | helpfulness | formal atmosphere | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Alasti Kino
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English, hispaania
Subtitles Estonian, Russian, English
Duration 82:00

First releases

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  • in cinema: 01.10.2020, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 28.05.2020, World Premiere, HotDocs Canadian International Documentary FF, Canada

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, BIFF - Bogota International Film Festival (Colombia), 2020, Audience Award
  • Prize, Doki Kild - Estonian Documentary Guild colleague award (Estonia), 2021, for Carlos Eduardo Lesmes
  • Award, EFTA - National Estonian Film and Television Awards (Estonia), 2021, Best Documentary; Best Editor - Hendrik Mägar

Partners and Sponsors

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