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  • Sandra Gets A Job
    Sandra Gets A Job

    Original title: Sandra saab tööd

    2021 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Kaupo Kruusiauk

    A psychological drama about a young Doctor of Physics who unexpectedly loses her job.

  • The Last Ones
    The Last Ones

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Veiko Õunpuu

    A car crash in slow motion, a love letter to a disappearing world.

  • Chasing Unicorns
    Chasing Unicorns

    Original title: Ükssarvik

    2019 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Rain Rannu

    Young startup entrepreneur Õie and a serial failure Tõnu follow their crazy ride from Estonia all the way to Silicon Valley — and back.

  • Take It or Leave It
    Take It or Leave It

    Original title: Võta või jäta

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

    What would you do if one day a newborn baby was put on your hands and said: take it or leave it!

  • The Overcoat
    The Overcoat

    Original title in Estonian: Talvelugu

    2017 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Meelis Arulepp, Sean Mullen

    A lonely office worker saves up to buy a new coat at Christmas in an effort to make new friends, only for fate take a ghostly hand.

  • When You Least Expect It
    When You Least Expect It

    Original title: Õnn tuleb magades

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Mart Kivastik

    There are two people who wake up in the same bed one morning, and neither of them has a clue who the other is. Viivi would like to run away and the man is sleeping like a log. Unlike Viivi and Andu themselves, the viewers know both very well. They know that Viivi has the worst day in her life and that Andu is a dweeb, but not completely hopeless; a rather good-hearted man.

  • The Moon Hunter
    The Moon Hunter

    Original title: Jüri

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Julia Sillart

    Portrait documentary about cinematographer, film director and teacher Jüri Sillart.

  • Vaba mees Priit Vesilind
    Vaba mees Priit Vesilind

    2000 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Peep Puks

  • Aksel Mark Giving an Interview on July 17, 1986
    Aksel Mark Giving an Interview on July 17, 1986

    Title in Estonian: Intervjuu annab Aksel Mark 17.07.1986

    1986 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Interview with politician and editor Aksel Mark in his home in Uppsala on July 17, 1986: among other things, he recalls the War of Independence, university studies, working experience in the field of agronomy, fraternity "Veljesto", political life in the Republic of Estonia, the beginning of the Second World War, escape to Finland.

  • Dialoog (MIS SELLEGA ON?)
    Dialoog (MIS SELLEGA ON?)

    1983 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Hagi Šein

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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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