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  • Truth or Justice
    Truth or Justice

    Original title: Tõde ja õigus

    2019 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Tanel Toom

    Estonia, 1872. The uncompromising new owner of Robber’s Rise must battle with hard work, his spiteful neighbor and with his own family and beliefs to transform the poor land into a flourishing farm of his dreams – to bring truth and justice to a god forsaken place.

  • Roots: Waiting For A Miracle
    Roots: Waiting For A Miracle

    Original title: Juured: Oodates imet

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    The biggest pain – the loss of a child – helps to see the beauty in life. This film is about life and how miraculous it is that we are alive.

  • Manivald
    Manivald

    2017 | Cartoon, Animation | Director: Chintis Lundgren

    Overeducated and unemployed, Manivald lives with his overbearing mother. When their washing machine breaks down one day, Toomas the repairman arrives to fix it and them.

  • Allan, A Man at the Age of Christ
    Allan, A Man at the Age of Christ

    Original title: Allan

    2014 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Arko Okk

    If the world is blind, Allan isn’t. Allan is a man in at the age of Christ. His life is colorful. He likes cinema, cars and sports.

  • Mother. In the Name of The Millions
    Mother. In the Name of The Millions

    2014 | Short, Students film | Director: Vyacheslav (Slavik) Bihun

    When a mother hides another mother's son, she faces her destiny, same way the millions of mothers did so in those remarkable days we shall never forget.

  • Love Is Blind
    Love Is Blind

    Original title: Kertu

    2013 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Ilmar Raag

    The drama takes place in a small village, telling the story of 30-year-old Kertu whose whole life has been controlled by her father. Local people consider Kertu mentally unbalanced because of her modesty. The young woman gives it a try to change something in her life and sends a postcard to Villu - a handsome yet degraded village drunkard. Their unpredicable love story won't be accepted by their close ones and the fellow villagers.

  • Just the Three of Us
    Just the Three of Us

    Original title (in Estonian): "Ainult meie kolm"

    2011 | Short, Students film | Director: Giampietro Balia

  • Singing Nadezhda
    Singing Nadezhda

    Original title: Laulev Nadežda

    2011 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    Portrait about Nadezhda, a street musician and a mother of nine, whose songs are full of love.

  • A Family
    A Family

    Original title: Perekond

    2004 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Sulev Keedus

    Ida, Natasha, Larissa and Fjodor Vassiljevitch are family members who have a tight relationship that is precious and sacred to them but also limiting, challenging and obstructing. Meeting Ida and her family over the span of three years, the director achieved an amazing intimacy.

  • A Contract Mother
    A Contract Mother

    Original title: Lepinguga emaks

    2001 | Documentary | Director: Märt Sildvee

    The documentary is about Tiia - a woman with generous heart who has signed a life-long contract with SOS-Children´s Village to be a professional mother.

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