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  • The Circle
    The Circle

    Original title: Südamering

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Margit Lillak

    To change the world, one needs to start within.

  • Something is Rotten or All the Lie About Hamlet
    Something is Rotten or All the Lie About Hamlet

    2000 | Feature film, Short | Director: Ilmar Raag

    Short film directed by Ilmar Raag telling about the well-known story of Hamlet the Danish prince in a completely different way.

  • Doktor Stocmann 2 seeria
    Doktor Stocmann 2 seeria

    1988 | TV feature, TV feature | Director: Mikk Mikiver

  • Why do the stars fall
    Why do the stars fall

    Original title: Miks kukuvad tähed

    1987 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Märt Müür

    Documentary on problematic issues directed by Märt Müür whose film tells a story about diligent and successful heads of collective farm and how the Soviet system has unjustly harassed them, found them guilty and punished them.

  • Under the Same Roof
    Under the Same Roof

    Original title: Ühe katuse all

    1962 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Igor Jeltsov

    The feature film directed Igor Yeltsov is based on the story "In the Same House" by Hans Leberecht. It is a personal drama about the political views developed during the Stalinist era.

  • Rocks Under Water
    Rocks Under Water

    Original title: Veealused karid

    1959 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Viktor Nevežin

    The film directed by Viktor Nevezhin is based on the play "Where Are You Headed, Comrade Director?" by Aadu Hint, telling about the conflicts that the head of a collective farm is facing in his life and at work caused by the ruthless morality of Estonian pre-war society.

  • Captain of the First Rank
    Captain of the First Rank

    Original title: Esimese järgu kapten

    1958 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Aleksandr Mandrõkin

    The feature film directed by Aleksandr Mandrokin is based on the novel "Captain of the First Rank" by Aleksey Novikov-Priboi, the author of well-known naval fiction. It is the first widescreen feature film produced by Tallinn Kinostuudio. Next to well-known Russian actors, Olev Eskola, Eve Kivi and other Estonian film actors perform.

  • Days of June
    Days of June

    Original title: Juunikuu päevad

    1957 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Viktor Nevežin, Kaljo Kiisk

    The adventure film directed by Kaljo Kiisk and Viktor Nevezhin Kaljo Kiisa ja Viktor Nevežini lavastatud põnevik näitab, kuidas 1940. aasta juunipöörde päevil sõlmunud sündmusterida mõjutab inimeste elu veel pikkade aastate järel.

  • Sharp Turn
    Sharp Turn

    Original title: Pöördel

    1957 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Aleksandr Mandrõkin

    The drama directed by Aleksandr Mandrõkin tells the story about the struggle of a young indecisive chairman in order to save the degraded collective farm.

  • A Spring Dream
    A Spring Dream

    Original title: Kevade unelm

    1927 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Voldemar Päts

    The melodrama with tragicomic elements is directed by Voldemar Päts depicts the ordeals and obstacles that one meets when being in love for the first time. The story has been interwoven with the subject of becoming illegally newly rich in Estonia in 1920s.

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