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Made in Estonia (2003)

Original title: Vanad ja kobedad saavad jalad alla

Based on a popular TV series "Made in Estonia"

Feature film | Comedy Duration 100:00

The film tells about common people: our neighbours, colleagues, acquaintances and about their ambitions and needs. These are people who have not lost humanity. The story focuses on two radio DJs performing their daily programme where their fictional characters try to survive both in town and in the countryside. Suddenly, they will be thunderstricken by the appearance of true love. In the name of a happy end, even NATO must get involved.

Director: Rando Pettai

Keywords: slum atmosphere | throwing out of the window | small town center | jealousy | bar | hospital | medical staff at the hospital | cyclist's collision with the car | fight | ambulance | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Ruut
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Full length feature, Feature film
Genre Comedy
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Lithuanian, English
Duration 100:00


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Producer Tõnis Haavel | Kaupo Karelson
Director Rando Pettai
Screenwriter Peep Pedmanson
Cinematographer Mait Mäekivi
Art Director Mare Raidma
Sound Designer Jüri Vaher
Editor Tambet Tasuja


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Egon Nuter - Cyclist | Algis Ramanauskas - Lithuanian reporter | Hilje Murel - Linda's daughter | Kaili Närep - Small town hooker | Pille Pürg - Nurse | Edgar Savisaar - Driver | Jost Usar - Boy | Andrus Viks | Terje Kissa - Barmaid

First releases

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  • in cinema: 20.02.2003, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, PÖFF - Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), 2003, Programme: Baltic Event
  • Participation, Warsaw International Film Festival (Poland), 2003
  • Participation, Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival (USA), 2003

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Partners and Sponsors

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