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  • Goodbye Soviet Union
    Goodbye Soviet Union

    Original title: Nägemiseni NSVL

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

    Lauri Randla’s first full length feature film - a humoristic coming of age story of Johannes and of his first 10-year kid’s love to Chechen girl. All on the turbulent background of the collapsing Soviet empire.

  • Teofrastus
    Teofrastus

    2019 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Sergei Kibus

    Story of a cat, looking for a place to call home.

  • It All Happened In Võru
    It All Happened In Võru

    Original title (in Võro): Kõik sündü Võrol

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Ruti Murusalu

    An emotional documentary about life in a small Estonian town during 100 years.

  • My Father The Spy
    My Father The Spy

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Jaak Kilmi, Gints Grube

    The story of daughter of a Cold War double agent.

  • The Little Comrade
    The Little Comrade

    Original title: Seltsimees laps

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Six-year-old Leelo’s mother is deported to a Siberian prison camp during Stalinist repressions. The little girl tries to be as good as she can in the belief that this will bring her mother back home.

  • The Dissidents
    The Dissidents

    Original title: Sangarid

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Jaak Kilmi

    Adapt or run!

  • The Eternal Road
    The Eternal Road

    Original title in Finnish: Ikitie

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Antti-Jussi Annila

    Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival.

  • Three August Days
    Three August Days

    Original title: Kolm päeva augustis

    2017 | Feature film, Short | Director: Madli Lääne

  • Aktuaalne Narva
    Aktuaalne Narva

    2016 | Other categories | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    Documentary about city of Narva.

  • Red Cabaret
    Red Cabaret

    Original title: Punane varietee

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

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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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