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  • Immortal
    Immortal

    Original title in Estonian: Surematu

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Ksenia Ohhapkina

    Born to march to the rhythms of the power, they follow the promise of immortality. The film looks at the making of a Russian citizen from a fresh angle.

  • Truth or Justice
    Truth or Justice

    Original title: Tõde ja õigus

    2019 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Tanel Toom

    Estonia, 1872. The uncompromising new owner of Robber’s Rise must battle with hard work, his spiteful neighbor and with his own family and beliefs to transform the poor land into a flourishing farm of his dreams – to bring truth and justice to a god forsaken place.

  • The Master
    The Master

    Original title: Isand

    2015 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Riho Unt

    A dog Popi and a monkey Huhuu are waiting for their Master to come home who is just one day not coming any more..

  • Domestic Fitless
    Domestic Fitless

    Original title: Olmeheidutus

    2011 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Hardi Volmer

    A young and strong human body is mother nature’s piece of art.

  • Too Tired to Hate
    Too Tired to Hate

    Original title: Ma olen väsinud vihkamast

    1995 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Hannes Lintrop, Renita Lintrop

    The first full-length feature film directed by Hannes and Renita Lintrop is a crime thriller telling the story of young people being in tight corners. The film has been awarded numerous festival prizes.

  • Lucas
    Lucas

    Original title: Luukas

    1992 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Tõnu Virve

    The drama directed by Tõnu Virve is based on the play "Lukas" by Icelandic writer Gudmundur Steinsson, telling the story about an elderly couple dedicated to serving their son.

  • Werewolf
    Werewolf

    Original title: Libahunt

    1968 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Leida Laius

    The drama directed by Leida Laius is based on the play "Werewolf" by August Kitzberg, telling the story about love that will collide with superstition, jealousy and servility in a village during the times of slavery.

  • The Milkman of Mäeküla
    The Milkman of Mäeküla

    Original title: Mäeküla piimamees

    1965 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Leida Laius

    The first full-length feature film directed by Leida Laius is based on the novel "The Milkman of Mäeküla" by Eduard Vilde, contemplating the moral choices of a man and a woman in an Estonian village at the end of 19th century.

  • Just nii
    Just nii

    1963 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Elbert Tuganov

  • Peaaegu uskumatu lugu
    Peaaegu uskumatu lugu

    1962 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Elbert Tuganov

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