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Is Best Enough (2005)

Original title: Kas parimast piisab?

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Documentary Duration 25:00

Is Best Enough

Judo athlete Alexei Budolin represented Estonian in the olympic games in Athens in 2004. Everyone expected him to bring home the best results; what happened is that Budolin was a total failure. The sportsman himself and all the people surrounding him - his coach, co-athlete, wife, doctor-chiropractor, mentor and witch - try to find the reason why Budolin burned out despite the fact that everyone gave their best. All the helpers are so different that they won't form an unanimous team for the sportsman. He loses his focus and ground below his feet. Yet, Alexei, who is an optimistic person, ...

Director: Marek Miil

Keywords: uncertainty | photographers | human relationships | father-daughter relationship | judo | beaver | home and family | collaboration | burnout | media's influence | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Amrion
Film Category Documentary, Problem oriented
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian, English
Subtitles Estonian
Duration 25:00


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Producer Riina Sildos
Director Marek Miil
Screenwriter Marek Miil
Cinematographer Marek Miil
Editor Andres Lepasar | Marek Miil
Content Editor Margit Kilumets

First releases

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  • in cinema: 21.11.2005, Kino Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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