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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.

  • Let's Play War
    Let's Play War

    Original title: Täna mängime sõda

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Meelis Muhu

    Enthusiasts of different nationalities join such clubs because of their appreciation for the memory of WW II as well as their love of the hobby of reconstructing in detail the soldiers' lifestyle of the era.

  • Living Images
    Living Images

    Original title: Elavad pildid

    2013 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Hardi Volmer

    The historical drama directed by Hardi Volmer is a love story combining the elements of epopee and comedy, the grotesque of early silent film and the melodrama of the golden era of cinema.

  • Dear Paul
    Dear Paul

    Original title: Kallis Paul

    2007 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Helga Merits

    Portrait documentary directed by Helga Merits about her father Paul Merits.

  • The Summer War
    The Summer War

    Original title of the film: Suvesõda

    1991 | Documentary | Director: Leo Ilves

  • Eesti mees sõdades
    Eesti mees sõdades

    1990 | Documentary | Director: Leo Ilves

  • Oath of Life
    Oath of Life

    Title in Estonian: Eluvanne

    1978 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Peep Puks

    Documentary directed by Peep Puks about Anton Hansen Tammsaare, an Estonian literary classic.

  • Madness

    Original title: Hullumeelsus

    1968 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Kaljo Kiisk

    The tragicomedy directed by Kaljo Kiisk takes place in a mental hospital. Men ruled by the totalitarian regime reach the point where madness and normality hopelessly intermingle. The film was banned to be screened in the Soviet Union for 20 years.

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1966 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Ülo Tambek

  • Ice Run
    Ice Run

    Original title: Jääminek

    1962 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Kaljo Kiisk

    The debut film by director Kaljo Kiisk is based on the short story "Ice Run" written by Aadu Hint in 1943 in Yaroslavl, Russia. The feature film depicts the tragic destinies of two fisherman families on a small Estonian island occupied by Germans during the World War II.

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