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  • Blue
    Blue

    Original title: Sinine

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Tõnis Pill

    When two strangers’ paths cross after a car accident, the woman hijacks the situation and gets into the man’s car, demanding that he take her away from the scene. As the man tries to find a way out of the situation, fragments from the woman’s past start painting a picture of the tragic events that happened to her.

  • Ott Tänak -The Movie
    Ott Tänak -The Movie

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Tarvo Mölder

    The film portrays Estonian rally driver Ott Tänak, one of the most elusive athletes in the eyes of the media with highly reclusive character. His self-willed tenacity has forged this stubborn country boy with a roller coaster career into a driven WRC-pilot who for the first time has in reach the fulfilment of his childhood dream – to snatch the world championship title from the equally hungry competitors.

  • Fire Lily
    Fire Lily

    Original title: Tuliliilia

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Maria Avdjuško

    Life finds a way.

  • Chasing Ponies
    Chasing Ponies

    Original title: Ameerika suvi

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Rain Rannu

    This road movie is about life. It is loosely based on the adventures of real Eastern European university students selling books door to door in United States.

  • Lake Bodom
    Lake Bodom

    Original title: Bodom

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Taneli Mustonen

    Every camper's worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent. Reconstructing a legendary campsite murder turns deadly when the girls decide to rewrite history.

  • The Turn
    The Turn

    2011 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Anna Gavronski

  • Brother
    Brother

    Original title: Vasha

    2009 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Hannu Salonen

    The suspense drama directed by Hannu Salonen tells about loyalty and betrayal, revenge and forgiveness, and about the process of becoming a grown up man in a violent world.

  • Bound by Blood
    Bound by Blood

    2008 | Feature film, Short | Director: Kristiina Davidjants

  • Crime Pays
    Crime Pays

    2008 | Students film, Short | Director: Jekaterina Hitruhhina

    Jekaterina Hitruhhina’s short film is about young man who was killed by his mistresses with an scissors.

  • Egress
    Egress

    Original title (in Estonian): "Väljasõit"

    2008 | Students film, Short | Director: Johannes Arro

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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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