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On the Other Side (2008)

Original title of the film: Teisel pool / On the Other Side

Feature film | Drama Duration 52:00

Victor, a man living under a totalitarian regime, sees his monotonous life disrupted by a strange message from his girlfriend whom he thought had disappeared. Anke has managed to flee to a free country and urges him to join her as soon as possible. Victor starts dreaming of a different world, and despite his doubts makes the decision to flee in his turn. It will be for him the beginning of a journey filled with traps, in which any unusual action on his part can lead to disaster.

Director: Samuel Jacquemin

Keywords: bar | verifying documents | fear | pursuing | suspicions | curfew | office | office worker | restrictions on the movement of people | hopes | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) La Voie Lactée (France), Average Monkey Film
Film Category Feature film, Short
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English
Subtitles English, French
Duration 52:00


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Producer Marie Sonne-Jensen | Riin Urbanik
Co-producer Natalie Algazi | Francois Drouot
Director Samuel Jacquemin
Screenwriter Samuel Jacquemin
Cinematographer Christian Johannes Kask
Production Desinger Leen Võrno
Costume Designer Mare Raidma
Composer Efterklang
Sound Designer Kristian Miilen
Editor Jeremie Rouffio


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Gert Raudsep - Smugeldaja | Ivo Uukkivi - Baarmen | Margus Prangel - Kursuse järelevaataja | Taavi Eelmaa - Mees pimeduses | Kristjan Sarv - Hershell | Egon Nuter - Talunik | Tambet Tuisk - Kontaktisik linnas | Raivo E. Tamm - Passihankija

First releases

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  • in cinema: 30.08.2008, kino Sõprus (Tallinn), Estonia
  • at other places: 12.10.2008, Dijon, France

Partners and Sponsors

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