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Sauna Day (2024)

Original title: Sannapäiv

Feature film | Drama Duration 13:17

Sauna Day

The film invites you into the world of Southern Estonian men who go to the dark-intimate space of a smoke sauna after a hard day's work. Beneath their tough exteriors lies a desire for connection, veiled in secrecy.

Director: Anna Hints | Tushar Prakash

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Videos (1)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Stellar Film
Film Category Feature film, Short
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Võro, Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 13:17


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Producer Johanna Maria Paulson | Evelin Penttilä
Director Anna Hints | Tushar Prakash
Cinematographer Ants Tammik
Production Desinger Inga Vares
Costume Designer Inga Vares
Sound Designer Tanel Kadalipp
Editor Emeri Abel

First releases

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  • at other places: 19.05.2024, Cannes Critics Week, France

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Baltic Pitching Forum (Vilnius, Lithuania), 2022, Participants rights at Talents and Short Film Market „You Only Pitch Twice“ program
  • Participation, Talent and Short Film Market (Torino, Italy), 2022
  • Participation, Cannes Film Festival (France), 2024, Program: La Semaine de la Critique

Partners and Sponsors

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