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Amateurs (2008)

Original title in Estonian: Amatöörid

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Students film | Comedy | Drama Duration 21:36

A black and gloomy comedically stylized film about a young ice cream seller, Roob, who almost by chance and thanks to his "multibusinessman" boss happens to land the leading role in an underground porno film. Though the youngsters in the lead roles of the porno film realize that they have crossed the line that most of their fellow citizens might denounce as indecent, their helpless actions are somewhat pardoned by their curiosity and inexperience. The same cannot be said for the film crew, who are pragmatic and down-trodden and whom there is no difference whether they are selling potatoes ...

Director: Marianne Kõrver

Keywords: car ride | blonde | erotica | hotel corridor | hotel room | dog | crying | disappointment | embarrassment | sex | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Vesilind, Tugev Tuul Film
Film Category Students film, Short
Genre Comedy, Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 21:36


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Producer Riho Västrik
Director Marianne Kõrver
Screenwriter Armin Kõomägi | Marianne Kõrver
Cinematographer Mart Taniel
Art Director Katrin Sipelgas
Costume Designer Helen Ehandi
Animator Lauri Laasik
Composer Sten Sheripov
Sound Designer Ants Andreas | Tiina Andreas | Meelis Norenberg
Editor Anri Rulkov | Marianne Kõrver | Mart Taniel
Writer of Adapted Work Armin Kõomägi


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Taavo Tiko - Harry | Juhan Ulfsak - Klaus | Liina Tennosaar - Greta

First releases

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  • Premiere: 22.05.2008, Cinema Coca-Cola Plaza, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Tinklai International Short Film Festival (Klaipeda-Vilnius, Lithuania), 2008
  • Participation, Scanorama - Nordic Film Forum (Vilnius, Lithuania), 2008
  • Participation, Estonian Film Days (Estonia), 2009

Partners and Sponsors

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