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  • Cerberus
    Cerberus

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Kaspar Ainelo

    When truth goes missing, lies start to grow, leaving no room for miracles to be born. An ode to the post-truth world. A short film directed by Kaspar Ainelo about a lost dog, a crime and victims.

  • Jesus Shows You The Way To The Highway
    Jesus Shows You The Way To The Highway

    2019 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Miguel Llansó

    Two special agents are tasked with protecting the computer programme that runs a future metropolis. However, the ‘Soviet Union’ virus soon starts wreaking havoc. A delirious ride!

  • Daisy Petal Game II: The Photo
    Daisy Petal Game II: The Photo

    2013 | Feature film, Short | Director: Jan-Erik Nõgisto, Katrin Maimik

  • Inside Out
    Inside Out

    Original title (in Estonian): "Väljakutse"

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Marleen Roosna

  • Son of the Reaper Man
    Son of the Reaper Man

    Original title in Estonian: "Vikatimehe poeg"

    2012 | Students film, Short | Director: Sergei Kibus

  • Bank Robbery
    Bank Robbery

    Original title: Pangarööv

    2009 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Andrus Tuisk

    The debut feature film directed by Andrus Tuisk is a road movie about a former prisoner who wants to start a new life. However, his fate offers him different options when he meets a teenage bank robber.

  • Having Soul
    Having Soul

    Original title: Hing sees

    2002 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Riho Unt

    “Having Soul” is the story of a little boy and his big dream – toy soldiers with souls, who would close their eyes, when dying.

  • Not Flammable
    Not Flammable

    Original title of the film "Väliseesti"

    2001 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Raimo Jõerand

  • Jüri Rumm
    Jüri Rumm

    Original title: Jüri Rumm

    1994 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Jaan Kolberg

    The romantic adventure film directed by Jaan Kolberg tells the story about a 19th century noble knight whose fearlessness and elusiveness have made him a national hero.

  • Christmas in Vigala
    Christmas in Vigala

    Original title: Jõulud Vigalas

    1980 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Mark Soosaar

    The innovative author's film by Mark Soosaar with excellent camerawork combines documentary and fiction, telling the dramatic story during the Revolution of 1905 about the tragic destiny of Bernhard Laipmann, a reforming farmer who teaches people the ideas of enlightenment.

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