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  • It All Happened In Võru
    It All Happened In Võru

    Original title (in Võro): Kõik sündü Võrol

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Ruti Murusalu

    An emotional documentary about life in a small Estonian town during 100 years.

  • Hi, Rasma!
    Hi, Rasma!

    Original title: Hei, Rasma!

    2015 | Documentary | Director: Laila Pakalniņa

    Estonian-Latvian-Lithuanian co-production documentary about the residents of the coastal villages of Northern Estonia, the ancient coastal law and folklore related to the Latvian steamboat Rasma. The documentary has optimistic and funny undertone while introducing specific episodes from cultural history.

  • Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: a Rapid Love Story
    Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: a Rapid Love Story

    Original title: Lisa Limone ja Maroc Orange: tormakas armulugu

    2013 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Mait Laas

    Immigration, Love and Music! Lisa Limone is first S3D animated opera in stop-motion. Topics of immigration, love and money are handeled theatrically in musical sauce.

  • Divers in the Rain
    Divers in the Rain

    Original title: Tuukrid vihmas

    2009 | Cartoon, Animation | Director: Priit Pärn, Olga Pärn

    This is a story about an everyday diver and a night dentist.

  • Beyond the Water
    Beyond the Water

    Original title: Teisel pool vett

    2003 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Liia Sakkos

  • Just Married
    Just Married

    Original title: Just märried

    1998 | Puppet, Animation | Director: Peep Pedmanson

    In the high seas, a legless Fisherman meets a big two-headed Ship, where weird handless Creatures are dancing around their big Goddess.

  • Unfinished Story of the Estonia Ferry Disaster
    Unfinished Story of the Estonia Ferry Disaster

    Original title: Lõputu lugu Estoniast

    1996 | Documentary | Director: Mark Soosaar

  • Näkimadalad IV jagu
    Näkimadalad IV jagu

    1988 | TV feature, TV feature, Series | Director: Olav Neuland

  • Arabella, the Pirate's Daughter
    Arabella, the Pirate's Daughter

    Original title: Arabella, mereröövli tütar

    1982 | Full length feature, Feature film | Director: Peeter Simm

    Full-length action film directed by Peeter Simm is based on the children's book "Arabella, the Pirate's Daughter" by Aino Pervik. The story is about the thin line between the good and the evil and about the fateful crossing of that line. räägib hea ja kurja vahelisest piirist, mille ületamine on saatuslik.

  • The Smacking Sea
    The Smacking Sea

    Original title: Karge meri

    1981 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Arvo Kruusement

    The film directed by Arvo Kruusement is based on the novel "The Smacking Sea" by August Gailit and takes the audience to an island where its inhabitants live according to the community traditions. The visual side of the film emphasizes the everyday life, traditions and ethnography of the fishermen and seal hunters of Ruhnu Island and depicts the picturesqueness of its nature and village landscapes.

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