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Sewing Machines (2021)

Original title in Estonian: Õmblusmasinad

Students film | Drama Duration 10:48

It's a sunny Sunday morning in the province of Soviet Estonia. Tirr, a dreamy married man, is supposed to bring some milk from the grocery store. Suddenly, a beautiful young woman appears out of the blue, asking Tirr's help to carry her heavy parcels home. On this journey Tirr
discovers that life could be something more than just daydreaming on the couch.

Director: Alesja Suzdaltseva

Keywords: marriage | falling in love | human relationships | Soviet time | summer | 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 Short, Students film
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 10:48


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Producer Antero Noor
Director Alesja Suzdaltseva
Screenwriter Piret Kuub
Cinematographer Taaniel Raukas
Art Director Raul Esko
Costume Designer Triinu Paabut
Animator Lyza Jarvis
Composer Harald Soosalu
Sound Designer Tristan Rebane
Editor Reimo Paevere
Writer of Adapted Work Toomas Liiv

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Best of BFM - BOB (Tallinn, Estonia), 2021, Best Production Design - Raul Esko

Partners and Sponsors

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