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Why Don't I Leave? (2018)

Original title: Miks ma siis ei lähe?

Documentary Duration 28:00

Kati, Triin and Siiri moved to London for a year or two to learn English and gain new experiences. Today, over ten years has passed, they have started families and seems like the future is now abroad. The longing for homeland has remained but returning to Estonia is frightening. Why is going home suddenly so complicated?

Director: Liina Särkinen

Keywords: being married to a foreigner | dispatcher | dispatcher room | dispatcher service | Estonian language | Estonians abroad | Estonianhood | life abroad | destinies | mothers | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Silmviburlane
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English, Russian
Subtitles Estonian
Duration 28:00


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Producer Ülo Pikkov
Director Liina Särkinen
Screenwriter Liina Särkinen
Cinematographer Ranno Kasemaa
Sound Designer Janar Kuusik
Editor Madli Lääne

First releases

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  • in cinema: 24.01.2018, cinema Artis, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: 12.02.2018, ETV, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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