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Estonian Funeral (2021)

Original title: Eesti matus

Based on play "Eesti matus" by Andrus Kivirähk

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Feature film | Comedy Duration 92:00

Andres, a young man who sells retirement insurances in shopping centres, meets a dark-skinned girl and falls in love.Lee, the newfound girl of his dreams called, is an open-minded world traveler who does not understand the „workaholism“ of Estonians nor the need to own land at all costs. With naive dreams, the young lovers want to go travel the world in search of happiness, but they have to take an unexpected small detour first. Andres has to go to his grandfather's funeral and unsuspectingly takes Lee with him.
At the funeral, a colorful company of friends, family and neighbours have gathered ...

Director: René Vilbre

Keywords: accordion play | alcohol consumption | orange | wrong deed | prejudices | Estonian | personality traits characteristic of Estonians | remembering one's ancestors | shaving | habemeajamispunkt | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Taska Film, Apollo Film Productions, Filmivabrik
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Comedy
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English, Russian
Subtitles English, Russian
Duration 92:00


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Producer Tanel Tatter | Marju Lepp | Kristian Taska | Veiko Esken | Manfred Vainokivi
Director René Vilbre
Screenwriter Ott Kilusk
Cinematographer Manfred Vainokivi
Production Desinger Manfred Vainokivi
Costume Designer Anu Lensment
Composer Arian Levin
Sound Designer Horret Kuus | Henri Kuus
Editor Margo Siimon
Writer of Adapted Work Andrus Kivirähk

Partners and Sponsors

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