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  • A Year Full of Drama
    A Year Full of Drama

    Original title: Aasta täis draamat

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Marta Pulk

    A young woman takes on an audacious human experiment while trying to find her place in the world and struggling with the past of her family.

  • Class Reunion 2: A Wedding And A Funeral
    Class Reunion 2: A Wedding And A Funeral

    Original title - Klassikokkutulek 2: Pulmad ja matused

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: René Vilbre

    The sequel to one of the most loved Estonian comedy films sees the return of the three high-school friends Mart, Andres and Toomas. This time they are planning a memorable stag party for Toomas, but due to unexpected turn of events end up at a funeral instead.

  • Rodeo - Taming a Wild Country
    Rodeo - Taming a Wild Country

    Original title: Rodeo

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Raimo Jõerand, Kiur Aarma

    It is 1992 and the first free elections held in Estonia since World War II have to the surprise of all brought to power young and idealistic political forces. This is a story about gaining and losing trust, about the widening conflict between idealists and a rising economic elite, when a prime minister’s good options grow fewer by the day.

  • Eesti küla Ghanas
    Eesti küla Ghanas

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Kalle Käesel

  • Bibendum
    Bibendum

    2009 | Feature film, Short | Director: Augustas Liiv

  • True Colours
    True Colours

    2009 | Students film, Short | Director: Margus Paju

  • I Was Here
    I Was Here

    Original title: Mina olin siin

    2008 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | 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.

  • Whatever, Aleksander!
    Whatever, Aleksander!

    Original title: Misiganes, Aleksander!

    2007 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Maiju Ingman

    The road film for young audiences is the graduation thesis by Maiju Ingman (Tallinn University), telling the story of Aleksander, a young man graduating from the high school, of his weltschmerz and his self-discovery.

  • Family Business
    Family Business

    2003 | Feature film, Short | Director: Andrus Tuisk

  • The Lady in the Car
    The Lady in the Car

    Original title: Daam autos

    1992 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Peeter Urbla

    The psychological thriller directed by Peeter Urbla is based on the well-known novel "The Lady in the Car With Glasses and a Gun" by S. Japrisot.

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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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