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The Firewater (1994)

Original title: Tulivesi

The film is dedicated to those having the hard and hopeless battle with drug trading. In early 1920s, Finnish government passed the Dry Law that lasted for 12 years.

Feature film | Thriller Duration 92:50

Festivals, awards, nominations

  • Award, Alexandria International Film Festival (Egipt), 1995, Best Debut
  • Award, Vyborg International Film Festival (Russia), 1994, Was awarded a diploma and a wristwatch by city authorities for cinematography.
  • Award, Virgin Maali - Estonian Association of Film Journalists' Annual Award (Estonia), 1995, Best Feature Film of the Year (1994)
  • Participation, Stockholm International Film Festival (Sweden), 1995, Participated in Scandinavian and Baltic Film Programme "Northern Lights".
  • Participation, Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy (Finland), 1994
  • Participation, Nordic Film Days Lübeck (Germany), 1995
  • Participation, The Norwegian International Film Festival (Haugesund, Norway), 1998

Partners and Sponsors

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