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  • Fire Lily
    Fire Lily

    Original title: Tuliliilia

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Maria Avdjuško

    Life finds a way.

  • November
    November

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Rainer Sarnet

    Visual fairy tale for adults directed by Rainer Sarnet. The feature film combines black comedy and romance.

  • Family Lies
    Family Lies

    Original title: Perekonnavaled

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Valentin Kuik, Manfred Vainokivi

    “Family Lies” by Valentin Kuik and Manfred Vainokivi is a relationship drama about elephants in the bedroom and skeletons in the closet, about small and big deceptions, half-truths and set-ups that can be found in every family’s secret chronicles.

  • Full House
    Full House

    Original title: Täis maja

    2016 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Kristjan Holm

    Sky is not the limit!

  • Cherry Tobacco
    Cherry Tobacco

    Original title: Kirsitubakas

    2014 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Katrin Maimik, Andres Maimik

    Love can strike you like a bolt from the blue – when you’re least prepared for it.

  • Child of Nature
    Child of Nature

    Original title: Looduslaps

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Anu Aun

    In two years she changed from a Playboy cover model into a child of nature.

  • Landscape with Many Moons
    Landscape with Many Moons

    Original title: Maastik mitme kuuga

    2014 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Jaan Toomik

    Landscape with Many Moons is a drama about a middle-aged man who lives a seemingly ordinary life with his wife and children.

  • Love Is Blind
    Love Is Blind

    Original title: Kertu

    2013 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Ilmar Raag

    The drama takes place in a small village, telling the story of 30-year-old Kertu whose whole life has been controlled by her father. Local people consider Kertu mentally unbalanced because of her modesty. The young woman gives it a try to change something in her life and sends a postcard to Villu - a handsome yet degraded village drunkard. Their unpredicable love story won't be accepted by their close ones and the fellow villagers.

  • Life is a Flower
    Life is a Flower

    Original title: Elu on lill

    2010 | Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

    Two grand old masters, artists Evald Okas and photographer Kalju Suur, are recording the beauty of a naked woman.

  • Evald Okas
    Evald Okas

    2009 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Tõnu Virve

    94-year-old Evald Okas's life has been dedicated to art: the grand master himself casts light upon the stories of how his artwork was born, tells about his life and reveals the secrets of his working principles.

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