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Orchidelirium. Rip-Off (2022)

Original title: Orhideliirium. Rip-Off

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Other categories Duration 15:24

In the film the intimate tension between a lady of the manor and her servant keen to mimic her mistress is embodied by a pair of Doppelgängers. The performance of the two women becomes increasingly intimate, embodying and eroticising the tension between the colonizer and the colonized and the entanglement of their fantasies and desires. The film is set in various manor houses in Estonia, the architectural legacy of foreign colonial power. Prior to the collapse of the Russian empire the manors used to belong to the German-speaking nobility that had dominated the Baltics for centuries. In the film, the ...

Director: Kristina Norman

Keywords: nobility | koloniaalne pärand | artist | interior of a manor house | manor complex | lady of the manor | manor servants | relationship between the lord of manor and peasants | female artists | View all »

Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Rühm Pluss Null
Film Category Other categories, Experimental
Duration 15:24


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Producer Erik Norkroos
Director Kristina Norman
Cinematographer Erik Norkroos
Composer Märt-Matis Lill
Sound Designer Tammo Sumera
Editor Erik Norkroos


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Leading roles

First releases

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  • at other places: 20.04.2022, Venice Biennale, Italy
  • in cinema: 14.10.2022, KUMU auditorium, Tallinn, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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