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  • The Days That Confused
    The Days That Confused

    Original title (in Estonian): Päevad, mis ajasid segadusse

    2016 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Triin Ruumet

    The Days that Confused is a story of a young man trying to make sense of life in the summer heat of late 1990s in Estonia.

  • Farts of Fury
    Farts of Fury

    Original title: Kormoranid ehk nahkpükse ei pesta

    2011 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Andres Maimik, Rain Tolk

    The black comedy directed by Andres Maimik and Rain Tolk about a bunch of elderly men - former members of a rock band - who won't hear of living in peaceful retirement. They want to reunite and become again successful at any price. Whatever they do, things will get worse instead. Numerous Estonian public figures appear in the film and the soundtrack includes a huge amount of Estonian music, both old and contemporary.

  • I Was Here
    I Was Here

    Original title: Mina olin siin

    2008 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: René Vilbre

    Youth film directed by Rene Vilbre is based on the novel "I Was Here. The First Arrest" by Sass Henno, telling the rough story about the generation born in 1980s whose life experience is completely different than the one of their parents. The film centers on the most critical problems of the eighties' generation at the beginning of 21st century.

  • The Wish Tree
    The Wish Tree

    Original title: Soovide puu

    2008 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Liina Paakspuu

    The first full-length feature film directed by Liina Paakspuu gives a cartoon-like description of the way the dreams and reality of common people clash. In order to escape this, one has to have confidence in themselves and some luck.

  • The Headless Horseman
    The Headless Horseman

    Original title: Peata ratsanik

    2001 | Cartoon, Animation | Director: Ülo Pikkov

    The animated film THE HEADLESS HORSEMAN tells the story of a solitary and brutal hero, the headless horseman.

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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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