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Fear (2004)

Original title: Hirm

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Feature film | Thriller | Supernatural Duration 23:23

Odd characters and strange atmosphere create dark background to events that take place in a remote medical institution where Helen travels to identify her unexpectedly passed away mother. Helen has not seen her mother for the last twenty years. In an appalling environment, the young woman discovers her own brother among Dr. Schulze's patients. Helen vaguely remembers the existence of her brother through disturbing childhood dreams. The fear from the past as well as ignorance make Helen an easy pray for the chief doctor who will practise strange treatment methods on the young woman. Helen has to make a choice ...

Director: Anri Rulkov

Keywords: doctor | car accident | fears | delusion | children | childhood trauma | hopelessness | highway | abandonment | shadows of the past | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Exitfilm
Film Category Feature film, Short
Genre Thriller, Supernatural
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 23:23


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Producer Peeter Urbla
Director Anri Rulkov
Screenwriter Anri Rulkov
Cinematographer Mait Mäekivi
Art Director Britt Urbla-Keller
Costume Designer Britt Urbla-Keller
Composer Horret Kuus
Sound Designer Horret Kuus | Ants Andreas | Olger Bernadt
Editor Anri Rulkov


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Veltan Otsman - Veltan — venna "hääl" | Caroly Huobilainen - Laps | Andree Tõe - Laps | Epp Eespäev - Medõde | Tambet Tuisk - Raul | Kleer Maibaum - Patsient | Mati Vaikmaa - Veltani hääl

First releases

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  • at other places: 6.08.2004 Kinobussi ringreis , Koluvere loss (Läänemaa), Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Tinklai International Short Film Festival (Klaipeda-Vilnius, Lithuania), 2004
  • Participation, PÖFF - Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), 2004
  • Participation, KINOSHOCK - Open Film Festival for states of the CIS and Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania (Anapa, Russia), 2005

Partners and Sponsors

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