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The Engine Diabolic (2010)

Original title (in Estonian): "Põrgu ekspress"

Students film | Drama Duration 12:37

The Engine Diabolic

Famous writer, Anton Tamm, is travelling by train. He is on his way to the city to get a life achievement award. On his trip he’s forced to share a cabin with a prisoner who’s travelling to get his sentence from the court. They talk and the conversation leads them to some suppressed memories, which tie them together closer than we would expect.

Director: Kaur Kokk

Keywords: ethics | literary source | writer | kodanikukohused | meeting in a train compartment | sins | enraged beating | closed room | wartime memories | südametunnistuse reetmine | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Balti Filmi- ja Meediakooli filmiosakond
Film Category Short, Students film
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 12:37

Crew

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Producer Tiiu-Ann Pello
Director Kaur Kokk
Screenwriter Jelena Grigorjeva-Pazilina
Cinematographer Ivar Taim
Art Director Tiiu-Ann Pello
Costume Designer Eve Gutmann
Sound Designer Ekke Västrik
Editor Marta Pulk
Writer of Adapted Work Anton Hansen Tammsaare

Cast

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Leading roles
Supporting roles

No suppoting roles

First releases

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  • in cinema: 25.03.2010, Kino Coca-Cola Plaza, Tallinn, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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