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  • Peeter
    Peeter

    2001 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Jüri Sillart

  • The Human Camera
    The Human Camera

    Original title: Inimkaamera

    1999 | Short, Feature film | Director: Jaak Kilmi

  • All My Lenins
    All My Lenins

    Original title: Minu Leninid

    1997 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Hardi Volmer

    The second full-length feature film directed by Hardi Volmer is an adventure comedy telling the story of Aleksander Kesküla, the legendary Estonian nationalist in early 20th century, and about his international intrigues when trying to form an independent national state.

  • Back to Europe
    Back to Europe

    Original title: Kapsapea 2 ehk Tagasi Euroopasse

    1997 | Puppet, Animation | Director: Riho Unt

    The film “Back to Europe“ is a parody of the classic adventure film genre.

  • Letters from the East
    Letters from the East

    Original title: Kirjad idast

    1995 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Andrew Grieve

    The film directed by Andrew Grieve tells about families that have been broken during the war and about the reunion of family members in the independent republic of Estonia.

  • Mission Impossible
    Mission Impossible

    1995 | Documentary | Director: Mark Soosaar, Peeter Tammisto

  • Incipit Vita Nova
    Incipit Vita Nova

    Original title: Incipit vita nova

    1992 | Other types of animation, Animation | Director: Hardi Volmer

    Father of a family went to carry out his refuse bin and found himself in some strange world,where striking things happened to him.

  • Bolero
    Bolero

    1988 | Dance, Musical film | Director: Hagi Šein

  • Man of Kihnu
    Man of Kihnu

    Original title: Kihnu mees

    1986 | Documentary | Director: Mark Soosaar

    Documentary directed by Mark Soosaar about the island of Kihnu, its residents and the social problems of the local society.

  • Manilaid
    Manilaid

    Original title: Mängutoos Manilaiul

    1984 | Observation, Documentary | Director: Mark Soosaar

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The database is maintained by NGO Estonian Film Database. It was opened on 12.12.2012 and is meant for providing information about the whole Estonian film heritage from 1912. We plan fully complete it by 2022 but already now full and partial entries for about 16 000 films, 9000 filmmakers and more than 200 production companies could be retrieved in Estonian and partly in English. Translation of film descriptions and keywords into English is an ongoing process. Read more detailed overview.

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