Estonia

Captain Morten and the Spider Queen

Captain Morten and the Spider Queen

Captain Morten and the Spider Queen
IMDb: 5.5
75 min

A young boy learns to take control over his life when he is shrunk to the size of an insect and has to sail his own toy boat through a flooded café. Morten has to be shrunk down before he can grow up.

Ikitie

Ikitie

Ikitie
IMDb: 7.1
103 min

Based on true events an epic story of one man\'s struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Ketola from his home. Beaten and forced to walk the Eternal Road towards a foreign Soviet Russia, where cruelty seems to know no end, his only dream is to return to his family cost it what it may. Hope dies last.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Dissidents

The Dissidents

The Dissidents
IMDb: 6.5
90 min

An upbeat comedy about three boys that escape from Soviet Estonia to Sweden via Finland in the 1980s to fulfill their dreams in the free world.

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Genre: Action, Comedy
November

November

November
IMDb: 7.2
115 min

In a pagan Estonian village where werewolves, the plague, and spirits roam, the villagers’ main problem is how to survive the cold, dark winter. And, to that aim, nothing is taboo. People steal from each other, from their German manor lords, and from spirits, the devil, and Christ. Amongst the disorder, a young farm girl hopelessly and forlornly in love with a village boy.

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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Teesklejad

Teesklejad

Teesklejad
IMDb: 5.6
102 min

After a heavy decision, Anna and Juhan are unable to move on with their lives. They take time off at their friends\' fancy summer house and once there, are forced to offer shelter to another couple caught in the storm.The couple assumes that the house belongs to Anna and Juhan and they do nothing to correct the mistake. Instead, they seize their new roles and start taking their mutual bitterness out on the strangers. Pretenders is a psychological drama about the truths and illusions of a relationship

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Genre: Drama
Chasing Ponies

Chasing Ponies

Chasing Ponies
IMDb: 5.2
80 min

\"American summer\" is a road movie about life. It is loosely based on the adventures of real Eastern European university students selling books door to door in United States.

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Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Lake Bodom

Lake Bodom

Lake Bodom
IMDb: 5.3
90 min

Every camper’s worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent. As the years passed and the case grew cold, the unsolved mystery turned into an urban legend, a creepy campfire story passed from generation to generation. Now, a group of teenagers arrives at the same campsite, hoping to solve the murder by reconstructing it minute by minute. As night falls, it turns out that not all of them are there to play. Tonight… it’s girls against boys. Let the killing games begin.

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The Days That Confused

The Days That Confused

The Days That Confused
IMDb: 6.3
105 min

A young man tries to make sense of the world in the summer heat of late nineties Estonia.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Ghost Mountaineer

Ghost Mountaineer

Ghost Mountaineer
IMDb: 6.1
90 min

Ghost Mountaineer is a feature film with some hints of horror, based on actual events in Siberia back in Soviet times. A group of Estonian students on a winter hiking trip suddenly find themselves in the middle of bloodcurdling events in a Buryatian village. Olle, a closed off group leader disappointed in his mates, disappears in the mountains in the last day of the trip. Open-minded and adventurous Eero and the rest of the hikers are facing a situation they at first do not want to, but later can not solve. But no one is prepared for devastation seemingly conducted by the vanished group leader Olle. In strange country and amidst strange people, the group will soon find out that past actions and vengeance do not know the thin line between life and death.

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Supilinna Salaselts

Supilinna Salaselts

Supilinna Salaselts
IMDb: 6.7
105 min

\"Secret Society of Souptown\" is an adventurous family movie that takes place in Souptown, a district in the summery city of Tartu. Four children - Mari, Sadu, Olav and Anton form a secret society to play hide-and seek games invented by Mari\'s grandfather, a professor at the university. When the city is attacked by a mysterious poison which turns adults into children our gang embarks on a quest for the antidote. Their path is paved with challenges bigger than any other they have seen so far. It is an adventure you cannot even imagine... Will the children find the antidote in time to save their loved ones.

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The Fencer

The Fencer

The Fencer
IMDb: 7.1
90 min

Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past however catches up and puts him in front of a difficult choice.

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1944

1944

1944
IMDb: 7.1
100 min

The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ones.

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Risttuules

Risttuules

Risttuules
IMDb: 7.6
86 min

June 14, 1941, 3 a.m. Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia. Among them is a philosophy student Erna, a happily married mother of a little girl. Separated from her husband Erna and her daughter are dispatched together with other women and children to remote Siberian territories. Despite hunger, fear and brutal humiliation Erna never in next fifteen years loses her sense of freedom and hope of returning to homeland. The story is inspired by real events.

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Tangerines

Tangerines

Tangerines
IMDb: 8.2
87 min

War in Abkhazia 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.

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Genre: Drama, War
A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness

A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness

A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness
IMDb: 6.2
94 min

A man at three disparate moments in his life: as a member of a fifteen-person collective on a small Estonian island, alone in the wilderness of Northern Finland and as the singer of a neo-pagan black metal band in Norway. Three moments for a radical proposition for the creation of utopia in the present.

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The Hidden Child

The Hidden Child

The Hidden Child
IMDb: 6.1
105 min

Erica\'s parents are killed in a traffic accident. She moves to Fjällbacka and discovers she has a brother.

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Genre: Crime
Puhdistus

Puhdistus

Puhdistus
IMDb: 7.1
125 min

Allide experienced The Great Terror under Stalin’s regime, and decades after her hometown people were deported to Siberia, she lives alone in an isolated house. One night, she finds a young woman in her yard – Zara has just escaped from the claws of the Russian mafia that held her as a sex slave. Survivors both, Aliide and Zara engage in unearthing each other’s motives and gradually, and their stories merge into one, revealing the tragedy of a family during the cruelest years in Estonian history.

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Genre: Drama, History
A Friend of Mine

A Friend of Mine

A Friend of Mine
IMDb: 6.9
102 min

70-year-old Mati is a passionate bibliophile whose job is his hobby - he´s got a job at the library. The rest of his little time he shares with his sweet wife. Then one sudden day death comes to his spouse. A whole life of stability crashes. Neither his adolescent daughter nor his dear books are of any help. Loneliness and indifference overrun his life and Mati plots his suicide. A strange 60-year- old wayfarer, Sass, who travels with a backpack of books and frequents public libraries to read the newspapers, brings forth a change. Bit by bit he starts to provide Mati with an interest in life again. \"A Friend of Mine\" is a warm expression of solitude and friendship, which helps us to overcome the bleakest periods of life.

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Genre: Drama