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  • Ott Tänak -The Movie
    Ott Tänak -The Movie

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Tarvo Mölder

    The film portrays Estonian rally driver Ott Tänak, one of the most elusive athletes in the eyes of the media with highly reclusive character. His self-willed tenacity has forged this stubborn country boy with a roller coaster career into a driven WRC-pilot who for the first time has in reach the fulfilment of his childhood dream – to snatch the world championship title from the equally hungry competitors.

  • Truth or Justice
    Truth or Justice

    Original title: Tõde ja õigus

    2019 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Tanel Toom

    Estonia, 1872. The uncompromising new owner of Robber’s Rise must battle with hard work, his spiteful neighbor and with his own family and beliefs to transform the poor land into a flourishing farm of his dreams – to bring truth and justice to a god forsaken place.

  • Funny Family
    Funny Family

    Originalt title (in Russian): Веселая cемейка

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Mihhail Pogosov

  • Bad Hair Friday
    Bad Hair Friday

    Original title: Vasaku jala reede

    2012 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Andres Kõpper, Arun Tamm

    The first full-length feature film directed by Andres Kõpper and Arun Tamm is a crime/adventure film spiced by black humour. The roads of several different groups of people cross during one violent night.

  • The Triangle Affair
    The Triangle Affair

    Original title: Kolmnurga afäär

    2012 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Andres Tenusaar

    There is no triangle without corners. There is no direction without a triangle. There is no movement without a direction.

  • A Different Kind of Fairy Tale
    A Different Kind of Fairy Tale

    Origial title: Прикольна казка

    2008 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Roman Širman

    The feature film is an Estonian-Ukrainian co-production directed by Roman Shirman. It is a contemporary fairy tale about two hostile kingdoms where the princess of one country and the king of the other country fall in love with each other. Despite of all obstacles - the evil stepmother, the mean wizard, and the revengeful warriors - love will conquer everything.

  • Haughty-Haughty Haughtily
    Haughty-Haughty Haughtily

    Original title: Uhti, uhti uhkesti...

    1969 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Heino Pars

    The first piece tells of a centipede, who wants to go out and in the second piece Birchbark Shoe, Bladder and Straw go to the journey.

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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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