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Wishes from the well (2023)

Original title in Estonian: Soovid kaevu põhjast

Students film | Drama Duration 17:54

A short film about a down and out man who needs to find money for medicine before the apothecary closes. As begging and lies fail, his last resort becomes the bottom of a wishing well. Soon after a curious boy comes up to the well and the man will try to grant his wishes for coins.

Director: Alesja Suzdaltseva

Keywords: shame | despair | manly | fairy tale | wishes | lying | 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
Duration 17:54


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Producer Anet Õunpuu
Director Alesja Suzdaltseva
Screenwriter Sven-Sander Paas
Cinematographer Annika Väljataga
Art Director Renelle Karnaskind
Costume Designer Kaisa Tamme
Composer Jack McCartney
Sound Designer Siim Skepast
Editor Patrick Antonjuk

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