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Take It or Leave It (2018)

Original title: Võta või jäta

Feature film | Drama Duration 102:00

One sleepy Saturday morning a 30-year-old construction worker Erik gets some earth shattering news: his ex-girlfriend Moonika whom he hasn’t even seen for the past six months is about to go into labour. She however is not ready for motherhood and if Erik doesn’t want the kid either, the little girl will be put up for adoption. Take it or leave it!

Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

Keywords: helpers | advocate | enticement | enticements | passing of time | alcohol consumption | signing | development | lovers | medical checkup | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Allfilm
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 102:00


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Producer Ivo Felt
Director Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo
Screenwriter Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo
Cinematographer Erik Põllumaa
Art Director Markku Pätilä | Kirsi Lember
Costume Designer Anu Lensment
Composer Sten Sheripov
Sound Designer Seppo Vanhatalo
Editor Tambet Tasuja


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Emily Viikman - Mai (3 y.) | Liis Lass - Moonika | Epp Eespäev - Evi | Egon Nuter - Mati | Viire Valdma - Imbi | Adeele Sepp - Katrin | Andres Mähar - Sven | Eva Koldits - Liisu | Indrek Ojari - Toomas

First releases

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  • in cinema: 10.09.2018, prescreening, Cinema Kosmos, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 12.09.2018, official premiere, Apollo CInema Solaris, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 13.09.2018, premiere, Cinema Kosmos, Tallinn; Cinema Cinamon, Tartu, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, OSCAR - The Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (USA), 2018, Foreign Language Film - National Nominee

Partners and Sponsors

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