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A selection of new Estonian short films

Early Spring

“Early Spring” by Gustaf Boman Bränngård and Rain Tolk focuses on 15-year-old Sander, who falls victim to a cruel prank by his schoolmates. The teenager finds it difficult to restore his relationships with his friends after the trauma.

Orig. title: Varakevad
Director: Rain Tolk, Gustaf Boman Bränngård
Country: Estonia
Year: 2017
Duration: 15 min
The Verging

In a slightly ragged Estonian village life circle’s centrifuge is at its full swing. There is a need to spin along in order to survive. One autumn day father leads his son to the heart of the centrifuge where childhood comes at a crossroads with the mysterious path to manhood.

Orig. title: Pööripäev
Director: Kaspar Ainelo
Country: Estonia
Year: 2018
Duration: 10 min
The Christmas Mystery

“Christmas Mystery” by Andres Maimik and Katrin Maimik talks about student Jass, who makes extra money by playing Santa Claus. Behind one door, however, a lonely woman awaits him, who pulls him into weird role plays the polite youngster cannot say “no” to

Orig. title: Jõulumüsteerium
Director: Andres Maimik, Katrin Maimik
Country: Estonia
Year: 2018
Duration: 20 min
Nissan Patrol

The main character of the film “Nissan Patrol” by Katrin Maimik and Andres Maimik is art student Jane, who hitchhikes on a secluded road and is picked up by a manly SUV. The youngster behind the wheel misunderstands the girl’s carefree behaviour and suddenly turns into a narrow side road

Director: Andres Maimik, Katrin Maimik
Country: Estonia
Year: 2018
Duration: 13 min
Agreement

“Agreement” by Andres Maimik and Rain Tolk takes the viewer to the middle of the chaos of a film set. What can a director do when a small pretty girl turns into the most capricious diva? The chains of manipulation reach far and wide

Orig. title: Kokkulepe
Director: Andres Maimik, Rain Tolk
Country: Estonia
Year: 2018
Duration: 15 min
Strawberry Eaters

A film about two strawberry farmers whose field is destroyed by ravenous snails. The couple tries to start a new life in the city but when the woman announces they’re expecting a child, the paranoid man suspects that snails are behind that as well.

Orig. title: Maasikaõgijad
Director: Mattias Mälk
Country: Estonia
Year: 2018
Duration: 15 min