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Homing Beyond (2022)

Original title: Põlvkond piiri taga

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Documentary Duration 28:45

Homing Beyond

At the heart of the film is a generation born after Estonia joined the European Union and who decided to go abroad to work, study or explore the world. But years later, returning to Estonia is often not as easy. The new place of residence often offers attractive career prospects and better living conditions, and important close relationships have developed. People fall in love and get married, find new comfort zones and ways to step out of them again.
Terje Toomistu's documentary brings to the viewer a story about Estonians with colorful destinies living in different parts of the world, who ...

Director: Terje Toomistu

Keywords: helplessness | Estonian | Estonians abroad | Estonianhood | enjoying oneself | deracination | xenophobia | sense of belonging | leaving one's homeland | children | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Cece
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English, Russian
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 28:45


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Producer Terje Toomistu
Director Terje Toomistu
Screenwriter Terje Toomistu
Cinematographer Aivo Rannik | Aleksandr Heifets
Composer Trent Hawkins
Sound Designer Indrek Soe
Editor Madli Lääne

Partners and Sponsors

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