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  • Quicksand
    Quicksand

    Original title in Dutch: Drijfzand

    2021 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Margot Schaap

    The story of an intriguing mother-daughter relationship and its repercussions for three generations of women.

  • County Court
    County Court

    Original title: Maakohus

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Eeva Mägi

    When love has become revenge and a little child has left in the middle of it. When love has become revenge and a little child has left in the middle of it.

  • Goodbye Soviet Union
    Goodbye Soviet Union

    Original title: Hüvasti, NSVL

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Lauri Randla

    Lauri Randla’s first full length feature film is a comedy about the adventures of the Ingrian-Finnish Tarkkinen family in the last days of the Soviet Union.

  • Look what you made me do
    Look what you made me do

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Carlos Eduardo Lesmes Lopéz

    Psychological drama about abusive relationships. Ingmar is a narcissist who can't cope being abandoned by his girlfriend. Unable to stand alone he goes out to hunt another victim and repeats the cycle of emotional abuse to feed his need for validation but this time thing will go wrong.

  • Victim
    Victim

    Original title (in Russian): Жертва

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Natalja Matšenene

    After another quarrel Anton cruelly punished his wife Inga by forcing her to spend the whole night on the balcony. In a light dress and heavy wind, locked out on a balcony on the tenth floor, Inga recalls the painful abuse she suffered from her husband and thinks about her revenge.

  • The Circle
    The Circle

    Original title: Südamering

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Margit Lillak

    To change the world, one needs to start within.

  • The Game of Words
    The Game of Words

    Original title (in Estonian): "Sõnade mäng"

    2015 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Kaisa Sammelselg

    Kaisa Sammelselg in her short documenary deals with domestic violence.

  • Zero Point
    Zero Point

    Original title: Nullpunkt

    2014 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Mihkel Ulk

    Debut feature film directed by Mihkel Ulk, telling about the burning issues of today's youth: school bullying and related low self-esteem, adaptation difficulties and search for appreciation.

  • Body Memory
    Body Memory

    Original title: Keha mälu

    2011 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Ülo Pikkov

    Our body remembers more than we can expect and imagine.

  • Letters to Angel
    Letters to Angel

    Original title: Kirjad Inglile

    2011 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Sulev Keedus

    The drama directed by Sulev Keedus tells about Jeremia Juunas Kirotaja who has been sent to the Afghanistan War many years ago and who has converted to Islam there. While returning to Estonia, he will face a completey different kind of war.

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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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