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  • In Between
    In Between

    Original title in Estonian: Kahe poole vahel

    2022 | Short, Students film | Director: Oliver Remma

    Oliver Remma’s short film is a poetic journey of an inner struggle at the hardest of moments.

  • Erna At War
    Erna At War

    2020 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Henrik Ruben Genz

    When Erna’s simple-minded son, Kalle, is conscripted for military service, she swaps identity with a soldier and heads towards the front to protect her child. While the world is at war, Erna fights her own.

  • 1944
    1944

    Original title: 1944

    2015 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Elmo Nüganen

    The film tells about the events during the war of 1944 in Estonia, viewed by the Estonians fighting at the Red Army and German Army.

  • Tangerines
    Tangerines

    Original title: Mandariinid

    2013 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Zaza Urušadze

    The film is an Estonian-Georgian co-production about a wise Estonian man living in an Abkhazian village during the turbulent times of Abkhazian-Georgian military conflict in the autumn of 1992. The Estonian takes care of two wounded enemies, trying to help both men to find a human solution in this ruthless war.

  • Pimedad aknad
    Pimedad aknad

    2008 | TV feature, TV feature | Director: Tõnis Kask

  • The Second Coming
    The Second Coming

    Original title of the film: Teine tulemine

    2008 | Short, Feature film | Director: Tanel Toom

    War drama directed by Tanel Toom is an allegory about life, death and love; also a story about the fate of two brothers in war.

  • Names in Marble
    Names in Marble

    Original title: Nimed marmortahvlil

    2002 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Elmo Nüganen

    The debut film by director Elmo Nüganen is based on the novel "Names in Marble" by Albert Kivikas. The film is a patriotic war drama telling the story of schoolboys in the Estonian War of Independence and of the days and nights of these young volunteer fighters. The film is full of dangers, challenges, pain and exaltation, entwined by a beautiful story of young love.

  • Requiem
    Requiem

    Original title: Reekviem

    1984 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Olav Neuland

    The psychological drama directed by Olav Neuland depicts the events of the summer of 1944 - the story of a family of Estonian intellectuals in the middle of the war.

  • Võõra nime all
    Võõra nime all

    1984 | TV feature, TV feature | Director: Peeter Urbla

  • Võsakurat
    Võsakurat

    1976 | Students film, Short | Director: Peeter Simm

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