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  • Family Business
    Family Business

    Original title: Perebisnes

    2003 | Feature film, Short | Director: Andrus Tuisk

    Shoplifting in a lonely gas station starts an intense chain of events.

  • Last night
    Last night

    2003 | Short, Students film | Director: Mart Arjukese

  • Two-Timing
    Two-Timing

    Original title: Kaksikelu

    2003 | Feature film, Short | Director: Raimo Jõerand

    Short film directed by young documentalist Raimo Jõerand, telling about the marital relationships and playing with paradoxes.

  • Agent Wild Duck
    Agent Wild Duck

    Original title: Agent Sinikael

    2002 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Marko Raat

    First full-length film by Marko Raat tells the tragic story of an espionage agent thrown out from his company, with the aim to criticize the cult of wily business theorists.

  • Escape
    Escape

    Original title: Pääsemine

    2002 | Feature film, Short | Director: Hendrik Toompere jr

    Crazy film about escaping offers a witty solution in order to get away from the prison.

  • Killing Tartu
    Killing Tartu

    Original title: Tappev Tartu

    1998 | Feature film, Full length feature, Amateur films | Director: Ilmar Raag

    Amateur film directed by Ilmar Raag that was supposed to be the worst Estonian film. For ethical considerations the film is not screened.

  • All My Lenins
    All My Lenins

    Original title: Minu Leninid

    1997 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Hardi Volmer

    The second full-length feature film directed by Hardi Volmer is an adventure comedy telling the story of Aleksander Kesküla, the legendary Estonian nationalist in early 20th century, and about his international intrigues when trying to form an independent national state.

  • Too Tired to Hate
    Too Tired to Hate

    Original title: Ma olen väsinud vihkamast

    1995 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Hannes Lintrop, Renita Lintrop

    The first full-length feature film directed by Hannes and Renita Lintrop is a crime thriller telling the story of young people being in tight corners. The film has been awarded numerous festival prizes.

  • The Firewater
    The Firewater

    Original title: Tulivesi

    1994 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Hardi Volmer

    The adventure film directed by Hardi Volmer tells about the alcohol smuggling between Estonia and Finland in 1920s. The story is made contemporary through depicting the corrupted authorities.

  • City Unplugged
    City Unplugged

    Darkness in Tallinn

    1993 | Full length feature, Feature film | Director: Ilkka Järvilaturi

    The action film directed by Finnish filmmaker Ilkka Järvi-Laturi tells the story how the national gold reserve arrives at Tallinn after Estonia has regained its independence and how the local mafia has extensive plans to steal it. Soome režissööri Ilkka Järvilaturi märulifilm Eesti kullavarude jõudmisest Tallinna pärast taasiseseisvumist ja kohaliku maffia suurejoonelisest plaanist kuld röövida.

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