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The Evolution of the Guard (2019)

Original title in Estonian: "Valvuri evolutsioon"

Students film | Drama Duration 16:26

We are surrounded by people who work hard day after day. One of these people is Marko, a man who is already in his retirement age and works round the clock as a guard on a construction site. For many years he has done his job as a routine and has forgotten everything he has ever dreamed of until one moment the illusion of a stable lifestyle is crushed and he must face the long-awaited change.

Director: Dora Lall

Keywords: construction site | changing | routine work | guard | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) TLÜ Balti filmi, meedia, kunstide ja kommunikatsiooni instituudi (BFM) filmikunsti õppekava
Film Category Students film, Short
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 16:26


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Producer Inger Põder
Director Dora Lall
Screenwriter Janar Saaron
Cinematographer Ingvar Toomas Heamägi
Art Director Jaanika Jüris
Composer Eugen Linde | Lauri Kadalipp
Sound Designer Anna-Maria Jams
Editor Kaupo Muuli
Writer of Adapted Work Talvo Pabut

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Best of BFM - BOB (Tallinn, Estonia), 2019, Best film; Best Production Design - Jaanika Jüris; Best Original Score - Eugen Linde, Lauri Kadalipp
  • Award, Estonian Festival of Non-Commercial Film Makers (Tallinn, Estonia), 2019, Programme: Student Films - 1st Award; Best Directing
  • Participation, Sunday Shorts Film Festival, 2019

Partners and Sponsors

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