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  • Teardrop of Evil
    Teardrop of Evil

    Original title: Saatana pisar

    1993 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Marek Piestrak

    The feature film is an Estonian-Polish co-production directed by Polish filmmaker Marek Piestrak. It tells about the struggle against an evil conspiracy in Estonia in August 1939.

  • The Lady in the Car
    The Lady in the Car

    Original title: Daam autos

    1992 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Peeter Urbla

    The psychological thriller directed by Peeter Urbla is based on the well-known novel "The Lady in the Car With Glasses and a Gun" by S. Japrisot.

  • Wild Violets
    Wild Violets

    Original title: Metskannikesed

    1980 | Full length feature, Feature film | Director: Kaljo Kiisk

    The patriotic war film full of adventures is directed by Kaljo Kiisk Kaljo Kiisa lavastatud sõjalis-patriootiline seiklusfilm imperialistide agentide ja nende käsilaste tabamisoperatsioonist sõjajärgses Eestis.

  • Dead Mountaineer's Hotel
    Dead Mountaineer's Hotel

    Original title: Hukkunud Alpinisti hotell

    1979 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Grigori Kromanov

    The sci-fi detective film directed by Grigori Kromanov tells the story about the encounter between men and extraterrestial visitors. The cult film is based on the sci-fi novel "Dead Mountaineer's Hotel" by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky.

  • Inquest of Pilot Pirx
    Inquest of Pilot Pirx

    Original title: Navigaator Pirx

    1978 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Marek Piestrak

    The feature film is an Estonian-Polish co-production directed by Marek Piestrak and based on the story "The Investigation" by science-fiction writer Stanislaw Lem. The suspense film tells the story of a space flight with robots among the crew, in order to find out whether robots can replace human beings during space flights.

  • Diamonds for the Dictatorship of the Proletariat, Part I and II
    Diamonds for the Dictatorship of the Proletariat, Part I and II

    Original title: Briljandid proletariaadi diktatuurile, I ja II jagu

    1975 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Grigori Kromanov

    Political adventure film directed by Grigori Kromanov is based on the novel "Diamonds for the Dictatorship of the Proletariat" by Julian Semyonov. The film, based on true historical events, partly on real people and facts, became a cult film in Russia. Among others, the following Russian top actors play in the film: Aleksandr Kaidanovsky, Margarita Terekhova, Nikolay Volkov and Vladimir Ivashov. Also, several famous Estonian actors perform in the film.

  • Diamonds for the Dictatorship of the Proletariat, Part I and II
    Diamonds for the Dictatorship of the Proletariat, Part I and II

    Original title: Briljandid proletariaadi diktatuurile, I ja II jagu

    1975 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Grigori Kromanov

    Political adventure film directed by Grigori Kromanov is based on the novel "Diamonds for the Dictatorship of the Proletariat" by Julian Semyonov. The film, based on true historical events, partly on real people and facts, became a cult film in Russia. Among others, the following Russian top actors play in the film: Aleksandr Kaidanovsky, Margarita Terekhova, Nikolay Volkov and Vladimir Ivashov. Also, several famous Estonian actors perform in the film.

  • Lost
    Lost

    Original title: Valge laev

    1970 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Kalju Komissarov

    The political adventure film directed by Kalju Komissarov tells about the protesting youth in Estonia in early 1970s who will become victims of ideological diversion.

  • Õhtust hommikuni
    Õhtust hommikuni

    1962 | Students film, Short | Director: Leida Laius

  • Uninvited Guests
    Uninvited Guests

    Original title: Kutsumata külalised

    1959 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Igor Jeltsov

    The propagandistic thriller is based on true events, telling about Estonian expatriates hired by the Western Secret Service and sent back to the Soviet Estonia in 1950s in order to carry out diversionary activities.

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