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The King (2021)

Original title in Estonian: Kuningas

Põhineb Mehis Heinsaare novellil „Kuningas“

Students film | Drama Duration 16:24

Olev Virkus is a completely ordinary man of no considerable wealth or achievements. Sometimes, however, he has to drop everything he's doing and go away for a while. Only then can he keep on living in peace.

Director: Teresa Juksaar

Keywords: time | self-discoveries | peace of mind | descendant | kellassepad | duty | desert | sand dunes | escaping | inner struggles | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) TLÜ Balti filmi, meedia ja kunstide instituudi (BFM) filmikunsti õppekava
Film Category Students film, Short
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English, Estonian
Duration 16:24

Crew

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Producer Sofia Mihhaljova
Director Teresa Juksaar
Screenwriter Elisabeth Kužovnik
Cinematographer Tanel Topaasia
Art Director Elisa Geraldine Vesterinen | Raul Esko
Costume Designer Anu Sildnik
Composer Kaspar Tambur
Sound Designer Hildegard Palits
Editor Villem Roosa
Writer of Adapted Work Mehis Heinsaar

Cast

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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Maarika Vaarik-Soo - Arst | Liis Karpov - Abikaasa | Eduard Salmistu - Ülemus | Alina Karmazina - Naine | Luisa Lõhmus - Tütar

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 18.11.2021, International premiere, PÖFF Shorts, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, PÖFF Shorts (Tallinn, Tartu; Estonia), 2021, Shorts National Competition 3

Partners and Sponsors

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