Based on one of the longest running plays in Estonian theatre, “Eesti matus“ by Andrus Kivirähk, “Estonian Funeral” is a comedy full of hilarious characters and unexpected situations where Estonian national-conservative view of the world clashes with more liberal European values of the younger generation. Andres, a young man who sells retirement insurances in shopping centres, meets a dark-skinned girl and falls in love.Lee, the newfound girl of his dreams called, is an open-minded world traveler who does not understand the „workaholism“ of Estonians nor the need to own land at all costs.
A journalist has gotten wind of corruption rumours involving politician Aadu Kägu. On the day the journalist tries to contact him, Aadu decides to go mushrooming with his wife. On their way they pick up a restless rocker named Zäk who has been hanging around in the backwoods after his summer tour. The group avoids the more crowded forests for mushroom picking and takes off blindly someplace that looks wild and deserted.