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Coach Driver Knocks Three Times (2010)

Original title: Kutsar koputab kolm korda

For all the women who have ever loved

Feature film | Drama | Supernatural Duration 49:00

Marju, a violinist living in a provincial town and mother of two, tries to face raising her children, everyday routine and inconsolable loneliness. As an instrumentalist playing in an orchestra, she has to work under the guidance of his ex-husband who is the conductor of the orchestra. Her life seems to come to a dead end. One morning, a stranger is standing on her doorstep, calling himself Coach Driver. Marju has to ask herself what can be done with her life.

Director: Elo Selirand

Keywords: poetry by A. Alliksaar | lack of time | daily life | cowardliness | love | conductor | selfishness | self-deception | self-accomplishment | relationship between those who have divorced from each other | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Exitfilm
Film Category Feature film, Short
Genre Drama, Supernatural
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 49:00


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Producer Anneli Ahven
Director Elo Selirand
Screenwriter Elo Selirand | Mihkel Robam
Cinematographer Elen Lotman
Art Director Jaana Jüris
Costume Designer Kenneth Bärlin
Animator Märt Kivi | Ragnar Neljandi
Composer Erki Pärnoja
Sound Designer Mart Kessel-Otsa | Tiina Andreas
Editor Elo Selirand | Kersti Miilen | Madis Tüür


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Kirke Selirand - Karin | Uko Ruusmaa - Indrek | Markus Robam - Markus | Kersti Tombak - Anne | Liisa Aibel - Kasvataja | Peeter Volkonski - Kutsari sõber, vürst

First releases

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  • in cinema: 3.05.2010, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: 18.09.2011, ETV, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, LA Femme International Film Festival (Los Angeles, USA), 2010
  • Participation, PÖFF: Sleepwalkers - Short Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), 2010
  • Participation, Estonian Film Days (Estonia), 2011, Competition Programme

Partners and Sponsors

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