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  • Lotte and the Lost Dragons
    Lotte and the Lost Dragons

    Original title: Lotte ja kadunud lohe

    2019 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Janno Põldma, Heiki Ernits

    We all come from our childhood.

  • Fire Lily
    Fire Lily

    Original title: Tuliliilia

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Maria Avdjuško

    Life finds a way.

  • Take It or Leave It
    Take It or Leave It

    Original title: Võta või jäta

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

    What would you do if one day a newborn baby was put on your hands and said: take it or leave it!

  • Class Reunion
    Class Reunion

    Original title: Klassikokkutulek

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: René Vilbre

    It’s been 25 years since graduation and three friends are headed to their big class reunion. On the night before the reunion, the guys go out to party and feel like they are 18 once again. But the world around them, as well as their physique, has changed drastically over the past 25 years...

  • When You Least Expect It
    When You Least Expect It

    Original title: Õnn tuleb magades

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Mart Kivastik

    There are two people who wake up in the same bed one morning, and neither of them has a clue who the other is. Viivi would like to run away and the man is sleeping like a log. Unlike Viivi and Andu themselves, the viewers know both very well. They know that Viivi has the worst day in her life and that Andu is a dweeb, but not completely hopeless; a rather good-hearted man.

  • Love Is Blind
    Love Is Blind

    Original title: Kertu

    2013 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | 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.

  • 91 kilometers. Chronicle of Estonia 2009
    91 kilometers. Chronicle of Estonia 2009

    Original title: 91 kilomeetrit. Eestimaa Kroonika 2009

    2010 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Liina Paakspuu

    “91 KM” tells the stories of four different people sharing one thing – they all live 91 km away from Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia. In a peaceful manner, “91 KM” pays homage to the simple working man and shows our homeland through fear and mercy, worries and joy.

  • The Battlefields of Love
    The Battlefields of Love

    Original title: Armastuse lahinguväljad

    1992 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Valentin Kuik

    Drama directed by Valentin Kuik tells about a young couple whose life will be changed by recruitment. The film is based on the author's short story "The Deserter" (1987). The shooting process started in late 1980s and ended after Estonia regained its independence. The film is the director's retrospect to the Soviet times.

  • Maestro
    Maestro

    1985 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Nikolai Šarubin

    Portrait documentary by Nikolai Sharubin about composer and conductor Gustav Ernesaks during the 20th Song Festival.

  • Tallinna Harjumäe Haigla terapeut Galina Podmogilnaja 60 aastane
    Tallinna Harjumäe Haigla terapeut Galina Podmogilnaja 60 aastane

    1981 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Julia Guteva-Sillart

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