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  • Get Tough
    Get Tough

    Original title in Estonian: Karm liin

    2019 | Students film, Short | Director: Teresa Väli

    Dynamic short film about the children of the 90s.

  • The Fencer
    The Fencer

    Original title: Miekkailija

    2015 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Klaus Härö

    Klaus Härö’s TheFencer is a touching drama about a man who finds meaning in his life through the children who need him. The Finnish entry for the Oscars 2016, Best Foreign Language Film.

  • For Crazies Only
    For Crazies Only

    Original title: Ainult hulludele ehk halastajaõde

    1990 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Arvo Iho

    Feature film by Arvo Iho tells the story of a nurse working at the department of traumatology. She helps a young man who has lost self-confidence and emotional balance and needs help in order to rediscover his virility. The nurse's behaviour will be disapproved by other people.

  • Lumelinn
    Lumelinn

    1981 | Musical film, Concert | Director: Virve Koppel

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Eesti parim kolmanda sektori e-teenus 2015

Republic of Estonia Information System Authority jury comprising industry experts selected the Estonian Film Database to be the winner in civil society e-services category for 2015

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Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

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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