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Man is Not a Fish (2004)

Original title: Inimene pole kala

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Documentary Duration 25:00

Man is Not a Fish

22-year-old Raini suffers from inborn skin disorder called ichthyosis. Scales cover his whole body, yet his spirit seems to be free from scales. He socializes well and there is no bitterness in his attitude. He has studied computer administration, however his efforts to find professional work have been in vain. He is an employee in a company making wooden products. He and his girlfriend Ereli live on the fourth floor of an apartment building in a small town. Filmmakers follow their life in the winter and spring of 2004. Both dream about having a baby and owning a house. Will ...

Director: Peeter Simm

Keywords: official | car ride | mother | mother-son relationship | genetics | ichthyosis | cat | spring | victim of bullying | home | View all »

Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Ikoon
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 25:00


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Producer Vahur Laiapea
Director Peeter Simm
Screenwriter Peeter Simm | Vahur Laiapea
Cinematographer Ergo Kuld | Urmas Sepp
Sound Designer Mati Jaska
Editor Sirje Haagel | Urmas Sepp

Partners and Sponsors

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