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Toomas Hussar

Toomas Hussar

Toomas Hussar (b. 1962) is an Award Winning Estonian Film Director, Screenwriter and Actor. Toomas writes and directs both - cinema and stage. His 2012 film “Mushrooming” was a national box office hit, drawing up to 75 000 admissions in a country with population of 1.3 million. The film was a success at international festivals as well – “Mushrooming” premiered at Karlovy Vary IFF and its North American premiere took place at Toronto IFF. It won the FIPRESCI Jury Prize at Mannheim- Heidelberg, Best Actress Award at Marrakech, was recognized as the Best Estonian Film of 2012, etc.

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Year Film title Type Crew Actor
2016 "The Spy and the Poet" Feature film Director
Screenwriter
2012 "Mushrooming" Feature film Director
Screenwriter
2007 "186 Kilometres" Feature film Kirikuõpetaja
2007 "Where Souls Go" Feature film Ärimees
2003 "The Shoe Tree" Students film Isa
1998 "Armastuse Kahurid" TV Serial Screenwriter
Writer of Dialogue
1994 "The Firewater" Feature film Tudeng
1993 "City Unplugged" Feature film FILM_MAKER_1_AD Saatejuht
1992 "The Lady in the Car" Feature film Sass
1990 "Mis juhtus, Waldemar" Students film Director

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