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There was a king (2021)

Original title in Estonian: Oli Kuningas

Students film | Drama Duration 22:14

In a family of drug dealers, the father tries to bring God’s blessing unto his favourite son Joseph. But his actions make his other sons increasingly jealous, until they decide to take things into their own hands.

Director: Ester Stancel

Keywords: gangster | isa ja pojad | envy | punishment | revenge | drug dealer | family | religion | brothers | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) TLÜ Balti filmi, meedia ja kunstide instituudi (BFM) audiovisuaalse meedia õppekava
Film Category Students film, Short
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 22:14


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Producer Marianna Vaga
Director Ester Stancel
Cinematographer Max Mikkilä
Costume Designer Anne Grete Aps
Sound Designer Venla Rummukainen
Editor Ester Stancel | Erik Kiviselg

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Nomination, Best of BFM - BOB (Tallinn, Estonia), 2023

Partners and Sponsors

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