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  • Strawberry Eaters
    Strawberry Eaters

    Original title: Maasikaõgijad

    2018 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Mattias Mälk

    Snails can't wait for a strawberry farmer's child to be born.

  • The Little Comrade
    The Little Comrade

    Original title: Seltsimees laps

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Six-year-old Leelo’s mother is deported to a Siberian prison camp during Stalinist repressions. The little girl tries to be as good as she can in the belief that this will bring her mother back home.

  • Honeymoon
    Honeymoon

    Original title (in Estonian): "Mesinädalad"

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Enrico Barone

    There is no real love without redemption, forgiveness and compassion.

  • The Man Who Looks Like Me
    The Man Who Looks Like Me

    Original title: Minu näoga onu

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Andres Maimik, Katrin Maimik

    A music critic Hugo, suffering from post-divorce depression, is just about to rebuild his life when his jazz musician father Raivo arrives at his door unexpectedly. When an attractive psychotherapist enters the men’s lives, the father and son duo begin to compete for her attention.

  • Sitting Tenant
    Sitting Tenant

    Original title (in Estonian): "Sundüürnik"

    2016 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Maria Aua

    Short documentary, directed by Maria Aua, is about her childhood home memories when her family were sitting tenants.

  • Ballet Master
    Ballet Master

    Original title: Balletmeister

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ruti Murusalu

    "Ballet Master", a documentary full of dancing, is a journey through the creative world of the internationally recognized choreographer Mai Murdmaa. Murdmaa is our guide and helps us see dancing as a medium for creating art. "Ballet Master" visualizes choreography but mostly gives it a meaning. Murdmaa's creative work and private life are inseparable. One ballet master, two different forms of society. One art - sacral, mystical, erotic, aesthetic - but so many difficult aspects before the creation can reach the audience.

  • Tangerines
    Tangerines

    Original title: Mandariinid

    2013 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Zaza Urušadze

    The film is an Estonian-Georgian co-production about a wise Estonian man living in an Abkhazian village during the turbulent times of Abkhazian-Georgian military conflict in the autumn of 1992. The Estonian takes care of two wounded enemies, trying to help both men to find a human solution in this ruthless war.

  • The Visitor
    The Visitor

    Original title (in Estonian): "Külaline"

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Erik Hans Sepp

  • A Lady in Paris
    A Lady in Paris

    Original title: Eestlanna Pariisis

    2012 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Ilmar Raag

    Drama directed by Ilmar Raag about two Estonian ladies in Paris - an elderly city woman and a plain woman coming from a small town who starts working for the elderly one. The human connection that arises from their relationship gives a new meaning to the lives of both women. Leading roles are played by the legendary French actress Jeanne Moreau and Laine Mägi.

  • Lonely Island
    Lonely Island

    Original title: Üksik saar

    2012 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Peeter Simm

    The lyrical and grotesque mosaic directed by Peeter Simm depicts people as lonely islands; from the further distance they look like an archipelago. The film is an Estonian-Belorussian-Latvian co-production.

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