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  • Scandinavian Silence
    Scandinavian Silence

    Original title: Skandinaavia vaikus

    2019 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Martti Helde

    We never dreamt of a good life. We dreamt of a normal life.

  • 9mm
    9mm

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Erik Hans Sepp

    This short film directed by Erik Hans Sepp tells a story of a thief who gets taught a lesson he will remember for the rest of his life.

  • The Overcoat
    The Overcoat

    Original title in Estonian: Talvelugu

    2017 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Meelis Arulepp, Sean Mullen

    A lonely office worker saves up to buy a new coat at Christmas in an effort to make new friends, only for fate take a ghostly hand.

  • Astrid
    Astrid

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Sander Koit

    Unlikely friendship between an old woman and a thief.

  • Endless Summer
    Endless Summer

    Original title (in Estonian): "Lõputu suvi"

    2014 | Students film, Short | Director: Jaan Penjam

  • Big House
    Big House

    Original title: Suur maja

    2011 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Kristjan Holm

    On one totally ordinary warm summer night the residents of a totally ordinary apartment house happen to gather in the yard. A citizen of questionable motives takes advantage of the situation and the ending of course is quite expectable.

  • Tehnopol - IDEA
    Tehnopol - IDEA

    2011 | Students film, Advertising/Promotion | Director: Oscar Henri Wollsten

    A commercial video for Estonias biggest Business Incubator Tehnopol.

  • Shop of Dreams
    Shop of Dreams

    Original title: Stiilipidu

    2005 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Peeter Urbla

    The humorous drama directed by Peeter Urbla tells about three women running a costume shop and who want help people to fulfill their dreams. However, it is reality that makes the rules in their illusory world.

  • Good Hands
    Good Hands

    Original title: Head käed

    2001 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Peeter Simm

    The crime comedy directed by Peeter Simm is based on the story "Arnold" by Toomas Raudam. It is an adventurous tale about friendship, humanity and discovering love.

  • The Pigeon Lady
    The Pigeon Lady

    Original title: Tuvitädi

    1983 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Rao Heidmets

    A fairytale for children, in which goodness has the power to win all...

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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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