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  • There was a king
    There was a king

    Original title in Estonian: Oli Kuningas

    2021 | Students film, Short | Director: Ester Stancel

    Action film about the family relationships of drug dealers in the 90ies.

  • Mihkel
    Mihkel

    Original title (in Icelandic): Undir Halastjörnu

    2018 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Ari Alexander Magnusson

    In the film, Mihkel and Veera dream of moving from their home in Estonia to Iceland. Events take an unexpected turn and Mihkel dies a painful death in Iceland, betrayed by his oldest friend, Igor.

  • Recover connection
    Recover connection

    Original title (in Estonian): "Taasta side"

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Tõnis Pill

    This short movie by Tõnis Pill tells a story of a father and a son and of their complex relationship.

  • 8 kg
    8 kg

    2015 | Students film, Short | Director: Marleen Roosna

  • Away
    Away

    Original title in Estonian: Võõrsil

    2012 | Students film, Short | Director: Hardi Keerutaja

  • Airless Balloon
    Airless Balloon

    BA Thesis, Media Department of Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School

    2011 | Short, Students film | Director: Bernardas Andriušis

    Full-length feature film by media students Bernardas Andriušis and Tomas Miniotas about a man released from prison.

  • Dead End
    Dead End

    Original title in Estonian: Tupik

    2011 | Short, Students film | Director: Priit Palumaa

  • The Idiot
    The Idiot

    Original title: Idioot

    2011 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Rainer Sarnet

    The feature film directed by Rainer Sarnet is based on the novel "The Idiot" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The filmmaker interprets the well-known classic in a contemporary film language with talented Estonian actors and actresses who perform in the enchanting yet intimidating beauty of a sacral space.

  • I Was Here
    I Was Here

    Original title: Mina olin siin

    2008 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: René Vilbre

    Youth film directed by Rene Vilbre is based on the novel "I Was Here. The First Arrest" by Sass Henno, telling the rough story about the generation born in 1980s whose life experience is completely different than the one of their parents. The film centers on the most critical problems of the eighties' generation at the beginning of 21st century.

  • Magnus
    Magnus

    Original title: Magnus

    2007 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Kadri Kõusaar

    The debut feature film directed by Kadri Kõusaar tells the story about alienation and absence of emotions through the relationship of a depressed youngster and his father. The film with excellent cinematography has received awards at several acknowledged film festivals. The film is currently banned for protecting the private life of a prototype.

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