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Autumn Ball (2007)

Original title: Sügisball

Based on the novel "Autumn Ball" by Mati Unt

Feature film | Drama Duration 123:00

Festivals, awards, nominations

  • Award, Venice International Film Festival (Italy), 2007, Orizzonti Award
  • Award, Thessaloniki International Film Festival (Greece), 2007, International Competition - Best Director Award: Veiko Õunpuu
  • Award, International Film Festival Bratislava (Slovakia), 2007, International Competition of First and Second Feature Films - Best Director: Veiko Õunpuu
  • Award, Marrakech International Film Festival (Morocco), 2007, International Competition - Grand Prix
  • Award, LEFFEST - Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival (Portugal), 2007, International competition - Special Jury Award
  • Award, PÖFF - Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), 2007, Official Competition EurAsia Jury Awards: Best Actress: Maarja Jakobson; Special Jury Prize. Scottish Leader Estonian Feature Film Competition Jury Awards: Best Film; FICC Jury Award - Don Quijote Award; Estonian Film Critics' Award; Prize of the Postimees Jury
  • Prize, Annual Award of Estonian Cultural Endowment (Estonia), 2007, Award of the Year - for the Creative Collective of the Film of the Year: Veiko Õunpuu, Mart Taniel, Ülo Krigul, Katrin Kissa
  • Award, Virgin Maali - Estonian Association of Film Journalists' Annual Award (Estonia), 2007, Shared with documentary Jonathan from Australia by Sulev Keedus
  • Award, Brussels International Independent Film Festival (Belgium), 2008, International competition - Grand Prix
  • Award, Cinema Jove - Valencia International Film Festival (Spain), 2008, Feature Films Official Section - Luna de Valencia Award to the Best Feature Film
  • Award, TIFF - Transilvania International Film Festival (Cluj, Romania), 2008, International Competition - Best Cinematography: Mart Taniel
  • Award, KINOSHOCK - Open Film Festival for states of the CIS and Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania (Anapa, Russia), 2008, Golden Vine - for Best Feature Film; Prize of the Gild of Film Critics and Film Historians: Slon; Film Journalists Prize
  • Award, European First Film Festival (d’Angers, France), 2008, European Feature Competition - Best Original Music: Ülo Krigul
  • Award, Riga International Film Festival (Latvia), 2008, Baltic Competition - Best Feature Film
  • Participation, Warsaw International Film Festival (Poland), 2007, Programme: New Films, New Directors
  • Participation, Filmfest Hamburg (Germany), 2007, Progamme: Agenda 11
  • Participation, Festival du nouveau cinéma/Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media (Canada), 2007, International Competition
  • Participation, Viennale - Vienna International Film Festval (Austria), 2007
  • Participation, Stockholm International Film Festival (Sweden), 2007, International Competition
  • Participation, AFI EU Film Showcase (Silver Spring, Washington D.C., USA), 2007
  • Participation, Chicago International Film Festival (USA), 2007
  • Participation, AFI Fest Los Angeles International Film Festival (USA), 2007, International Competition
  • Participation, IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam (Netherlands), 2008, Debut Competition
  • Participation, Tromsö International Film Festival (Norway), 2008, International Competition
  • Participation, Mexico City International Contemporary Film Festival (Mexico), 2008, Official Selection
  • Participation, JIDFF - Jameson Dublin Film Festival (Ireland), 2008
  • Participation, EU Film Festival (Ottawa, Canada), 2008
  • Participation, Kino pavasaris - Vilnius International Film Festival (Lithuania), 2008
  • Participation, Philadelphia Film Festival (USA), 2008
  • Participation, goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film (Wiesbaden, Germany), 2008, Section: Highlights
  • Participation, East End Film Festival (London, Great Britain), 2008
  • Participation, Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (USA), 2008
  • Participation, Eurocine (Brussels, Rome), 2008
  • Participation, Sodankylä Midnight Sun Film Festival (Finland), 2008
  • Participation, Moscow International Film Festival (Russia), 2008, Out of Competition Programme
  • Participation, La Rochelle International Film Festival (France), 2008
  • Participation, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Czechia), 2008, Programme: Horizons
  • Participation, Résistances Film Festival (Foix, France), 2008
  • Participation, European Film Festival (Palić, Serbia), 2008, International Competition: Parallels and Encounters
  • Participation, Festival de Cinema des 3 Ameriques (Quebec, Canada), 2008
  • Participation, BIFF - Brisbane International Film Festival (Australia), 2008
  • Participation, Jerusalem International Film Festival (Israel), 2008
  • Participation, East-West - Baku International Film Festival (Azerbaijan), 2008
  • Participation, Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy (Finland), 2008
  • Participation, Baltic Film Festival (Berlin, Germany), 2008
  • Participation, Listapad - Minsk International Film Festival (Byelorussia), 2008
  • Participation, Rencontres Cinema of Gindou (France) , 2008
  • Participation, Cinematic International Film Festival (Piestany, Slovakia), 2008, Programme: Meeting Point Europe
  • Participation, Baltic Film Week (France), 2008, Estonian Cultural Week in Toulouse
  • Participation, Days of Estonian Culture in Moscow (Russia), 2008
  • Participation, Northern Lights Film Festival (Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain), 2008
  • Participation, Chennai International Film Festival (India), 2008, Programme: Baltic Focus
  • Participation, Keswick Film Festival (Great Britain), 2009
  • Participation, Estonian Film Days in St Petersbourg (Russia), 2009
  • Participation, Exposed Film Festival (Cologne, Germany), 2009
  • Participation, Skopje Film Festival (Macedonia), 2009
  • Participation, Nordic Film Days (Sofia, Bulgaaria), 2009
  • Participation, Eurocine (Brussels, Rome), 2009
  • Participation, European Commission Film Festival (Maputo, Mozambique) , 2009
  • Participation, MoMa Presents Screenings (NY Museum of Modern Arts, USA) , 2009
  • Participation, Plukt de Nacht - Open Air Film Festival (Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2009
  • Participation, Estonian Film Days in Warsaw (Poland) , 2009
  • Participation, Estonian Film Days in Kyiv (Ukraine), 2009
  • Participation, IFFI - International Film Festival of India (Goa, India), 2009
  • Participation, Lille 3000 (France), 2009, Programm: Euroopa XXL
  • Participation, Off Plus Camera (Krakow, Poland) , 2010, Programme: Estonian Film Days
  • Participation, Estonian Film Days in Israel (Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa; Israel), 2010
  • Participation, Eurocine (Brussels, Rome), 2010
  • Participation, Pacific Meridian - Vladivostok International Film Festival (Russia), 2010
  • Participation, Listapad - Minsk International Film Festival (Byelorussia), 2016, Special programme of Estonian films

Partners and Sponsors

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