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  • Estonian Rhapsody
    Estonian Rhapsody

    Original title: Kukerpillide rapsoodia

    2022 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Raimo Jõerand

    A film about the Estonians’ favorite folk band Kukerpillid and its spirited journey through the summer concert venues of Estonia, with interludes to the roots of Estonian folkmusic.

  • Võidupäeva ootus Siberi Haida külas
    Võidupäeva ootus Siberi Haida külas

    2013 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Vahur Laiapea

  • When I Start ... Part One
    When I Start ... Part One

    Title in Estonian: Kui mina hakkan...I

    2007 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Mati Viiul

    Portrait documentary about Igor Tõnurist, the activist of Estonian folklore movement.

  • My Estonia
    My Estonia

    Original title: Minu Eestimaa

    2005 | Documentary, Overviews | Director: Riina Hein

    Documentary about Estonia where its beautiful nature and locations are enriched by interesting facts, connections, beliefs and legends.

  • The Devil in the Sauna
    The Devil in the Sauna

    Original title: Kurat tuleb sauna

    2004 | Feature film, Short | Director: Andres Maimik

    Short film directed by Andres Maimik about a man and a women trying to save their collapsing relationship in the primeval atmosphere of a smoke sauna.

  • Miks puud enam ei kõnele
    Miks puud enam ei kõnele

    1988 | Animation, Other types of animation | Director: Kalju Kivi

  • Tantsivad kõik
    Tantsivad kõik

    1987 | Musical film | Director: Toomas Lepp

  • Eesti NSV kunstimeistrite kontsert
    Eesti NSV kunstimeistrite kontsert

    1985 | Musical film, Concert, TV feature, TV feature | Director: Jüri Tallinn, Toomas Lepp

  • Karoliine's Silver Yarn
    Karoliine's Silver Yarn

    Original title: Karoliine hõbelõng

    1984 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Helle Murdmaa

    The musical fairy tale film directed by Helle Murdmaa is based on the motives of Estonian and Nordic folklore. The film tells the story about a selfish princess Karoliine who will learn a lot from her journey together with a mysterious guide named Kaspar.

  • The misadventures of the New Satan
    The misadventures of the New Satan

    Original title: Põrgupõhja uus Vanapagan

    1964 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Grigori Kromanov, Jüri Müür

    The feature film directed by Jüri Müür and Grigori Kromanov is based on the novel "The misadventures of the New Satan" by A. H. Tammsaare, telling the story of Devil who becomes human and goes to live on Earth, desperately trying to live in the right way. He wants to prove that it is possible to become blessed with life on Earth.

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