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Morbus (2009)

Original title in Estonian: Koolja

Students film | Drama Duration 15:24


"Morbus“ is a film about death and life together. It shows how different people deal with our own mortality and what it teaches us. Young boy watches old man to say good bye.

Director: Vallo Toomla

Keywords: carrying the coffin | sadness | mysticism | laughing | funeral dinner | funeral guests | dying | old man | little boy | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Balti Filmi- ja Meediakooli filmiosakond
Film Category Students film, Short
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 15:24


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Producer Tiiu-Ann Pello
Director Vallo Toomla
Screenwriter Vallo Toomla
Cinematographer Sten-Johan Lill
Art Director Tiiu-Ann Pello | Vello Toomla
Costume Designer Eve Gutmann
Composer Pärt Uusberg
Sound Designer Ranno Tislar
Editor Marta Pulk


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Uku Uusberg - Tuubamängija | Ott Tuuling - Trummilööja | Janek Joost - Narr | Triin Ruumetch - Tüdruk kirstus

First releases

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  • at other places: 15.06.2009, BFM kinosaal, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, PÖFF: Sleepwalkers - Short Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), 2009, Parim Eesti lühifilm
  • Award, Estonian Festival of Non-Commercial Film Makers (Tallinn, Estonia), 2010, I auhind
  • Award, UNICA World Amateur Film Festival, 2010, Hõbemedal

Partners and Sponsors

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