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  • Take

    Original title in Estonian: Duubel

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Oliver Remma

    The short film tells a story about searching redemption through art.

  • The Body
    The Body

    Original title in Estonian: Keha

    2019 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Kristin Västra

  • Truth and Justice
    Truth and Justice

    Original title: Tõde ja õigus

    2019 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Tanel Toom

    Estonia, 1872. The uncompromising new owner of Robber’s Rise must battle with hard work, his spiteful neighbor and with his own family and beliefs to transform the poor land into a flourishing farm of his dreams – to bring truth and justice to a god forsaken place.

  • Good Luck
    Good Luck

    Original title: Heakskiit

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Riho Västrik

    The Estonian film group needed help from higher forces in Buryatia.

  • Time will grow through our bones
    Time will grow through our bones

    Original title (in Estonian): "Aeg kasvab läbi me luudest"

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Dora Lall

    Film student Dora Lall’s short film tells a story of a man who is stuck in his everyday work routine. He is unable to find a way to fulfill his dreams and wishes until everything falls apart and he is obliged to make a change.

  • A Lady in Paris
    A Lady in Paris

    Original title: Eestlanna Pariisis

    2012 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Ilmar Raag

    Drama directed by Ilmar Raag about two Estonian ladies in Paris - an elderly city woman and a plain woman coming from a small town who starts working for the elderly one. The human connection that arises from their relationship gives a new meaning to the lives of both women. Leading roles are played by the legendary French actress Jeanne Moreau and Laine Mägi.

  • The Last Troubadour
    The Last Troubadour

    Original title (in Estonian): "Viimane trubaduur"

    2012 | Students film, Short | Director: Heinrich Sepp

    "The Last Troubadour" is a story about legacy, atonement and what it means to be a family in the face of loss.

  • Letters from the East
    Letters from the East

    Original title: Kirjad idast

    1995 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Andrew Grieve

    The film directed by Andrew Grieve tells about families that have been broken during the war and about the reunion of family members in the independent republic of Estonia.

  • Bull Fight
    Bull Fight

    Original title: Corrida

    1982 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Olav Neuland

    Psychological romantic drama directed by Olav Neuland. The film is based on the novel "Corrida" by Teet Kallas.

  • The Stone of Blood
    The Stone of Blood

    Original title: Verekivi

    1972 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Madis Ojamaa

    The adventure film directed by Madis Ojamaa is based on a historical fact from the "Livonian Chronicles" by Balthasar Russow, telling about the execution of Baron Johann von Uexküll in Tallinn in 1535.

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