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  • Blue
    Blue

    Original title: Sinine

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Tõnis Pill

    When two strangers’ paths cross after a car accident, the woman hijacks the situation and gets into the man’s car, demanding that he take her away from the scene. As the man tries to find a way out of the situation, fragments from the woman’s past start painting a picture of the tragic events that happened to her.

  • Phantom Owl Forest
    Phantom Owl Forest

    Original title: Eia jõulud Tondikakul

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Anu Aun

    Adventures are going to begin when 10-year old city girl Eia is brought to mysterious Phantom Owl Farm for the winter holiday.

  • Ruudi
    Ruudi

    Original title: Ruudi

    2006 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Katrin Laur

    The first full-length feature film directed by Katrin Laur tells the story of 7-year-old boy Ruudi who wants to take part in the viking trip for fathers and sons. He holds a contest for finding a father for himself. The award for the winner will be himself, his mother, and the fabulous viking treasure.

  • Lost Twin
    Lost Twin

    Original title of the film: "Valga-Tallinn-Valga"

    2001 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Andres Arro, Aivo Spitsonok

  • Autumn
    Autumn

    Original title: Sügis

    1990 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Arvo Kruusement

    The folksy comedy is the last one in the trilogy based on the works by Oskar Luts directed by Arvo Kruusement. Previous films of the trilogy are "Summer" (released in 1976) and "Spring" (released in 1969). In "Autumn" the main focus is on Jorh Adniel Kiir, the tailor of Paunvere, and his misadventures while getting married and buying a farm.

  • Relatives 5
    Relatives 5

    Original title: Sugulased 5

    1971 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Relatives and acquaintances of the married writers' couple Helga and Enn Nõu in Sweden in 1968-1971.

  • Devil on Earth
    Devil on Earth

    Original title: Põrgupõhja uus Vanapagan

    1964 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Grigori Kromanov, Jüri Müür

    The feature film directed by Jüri Müür and Grigori Kromanov is based on the novel "Devil of Earth" by A. H. Tammsaare, telling the story of Devil who becomes human and goes to live on Earth, desperately trying to live in the right way. He wants to prove that it is possible to become blessed with life on Earth.

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1963 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Reet Kasesalu

  • Dangerous Curves
    Dangerous Curves

    Original title: Ohtlikud kurvid

    1961 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Juli Kun, Kaljo Kiisk

    This is the panorama version of the feature film "Venturous Curves", a co-production by Tallinn Film Studio and Mosfilm. It is a comedy about fooling an arrogant sports celebrity by twin sisters, about the friendship of young people, love, and sports ethics.

  • Venturous Curves
    Venturous Curves

    Original title: Vallatud kurvid

    1959 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Juli Kun, Kaljo Kiisk

    The first Estonian wide-screen feature film directed by Juli Kun and Kaljo Kiisk is a pure situation comedy where twin sisters (both roles played by Terje Luik) are in the middle of passionate adventures during a motorbike competition.

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