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  • Goodbye Soviet Union
    Goodbye Soviet Union

    Original title: Hüvasti, NSVL

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Lauri Randla

    Lauri Randla’s first full length feature film is a comedy about the adventures of the Ingrian-Finnish Tarkkinen family in the last days of the Soviet Union.

  • A Year Full of Drama
    A Year Full of Drama

    Original title: Aasta täis draamat

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Marta Pulk

    A young woman takes on an audacious human experiment while trying to find her place in the world and struggling with the past of her family.

  • In Bed With A Writer
    In Bed With A Writer

    Original title: Kirjanikuga voodis

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

  • The Circle
    The Circle

    Original title: Südamering

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Margit Lillak

    To change the world, one needs to start within.

  • Inga Can Hear
    Inga Can Hear

    Original title in Latvian: Inga dzird

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Kaspars Goba

    A girl trapped between two worlds.

  • Portugal
    Portugal

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Lauri Lagle

    Lauri Lagle's first feature film is profound and smooth like a summer's night. It is a physical progression and a mental journey towards something other than a mere geographical location on a map.

  • Some Notes About Love
    Some Notes About Love

    2018 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Maris Kerge

    Director Maris Kerge wants to find out if art can replace real life and explore the possibility of unconditional love.

  • Help, I Need Love
    Help, I Need Love

    Original title: Appi, ma vajan armastust

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Minna Hint

    Love is not for everybody.

  • Manivald
    Manivald

    2017 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Chintis Lundgren

    Overeducated and unemployed, Manivald lives with his overbearing mother. When their washing machine breaks down one day, Toomas the repairman arrives to fix it and them.

  • The Swan
    The Swan

    Original title in Icelandic: Svanurinn

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Asa Helga Hjörleifsdottir

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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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