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Knife (2007)

Original title: Nuga

Based on the stories "Knife" by Peeter Sauter and "A Story" by Vaino Vahing

Feature film | Drama Duration 58:09

Ekke is a real estate agent who seems to have everything - a good job, family, and money. But he feels that something is still missing. While trying to add some spice to his life, Ekke unintentionally commits a misdemeanour and finds it unexpectedly exciting. In order to feel the excitement again and again, Ekke will reach the state of mind that he won't be able to control any more. He grabs a knife and won't be able to put it down.

Director: Marko Raat

Keywords: adultery | spouse | jealousy | lover | car accident | mother-son relationship | interior of a private house | garage | fears | desires | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Allfilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 58:09


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Producer Pille Rünk
Director Marko Raat
Screenwriter Marko Raat
Cinematographer Mart Taniel | Marko Raat
Production Desinger Jaana Jüris
Sound Designer Ivo Felt
Editor Kaie-Ene Rääk
Writer of Adapted Work Vaino Vahing | Peeter Sauter


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Kädi Metsoja - Ulla | Elle Kull - Ekke's mother | Gert Raudsep - Police officer

First releases

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  • at other places: 15.02.2007, Estonian Knighthood House, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Deboshirfilm-Pure Dreams - International Festival of Independent Film "Deboshirfilm (Russia), 2007, Special Prize
  • Prize, Annual Award of AV Division of Estonian Cultural Endowment (Estonia), 2007, Best Feature Film of the Year
  • Participation, EUROfEST - Eastern European Film Festival in Montreal (Canada), 2008

Partners and Sponsors

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