Thriller “The Sleeping Beast” tells the story of a group of children spending their summer in a sleepy hamlet, where their only entertainment is simply hanging around and climbing in an abandoned manufacturing facility, until they are forbidden to do that. The gang’s boss Kristjan and his friends Ariel, Loore, Mia-Margot and Siim decide to ignore the ban. This decision changes their lives and friends face a grim confrontation. They need to answer the question – what is right and what is wrong?
The film, penned in its entirety by screenwriter Lote Eglīte, revolves around a ten-year-old girl called Paula (Rebeka Šuksta), who has moved with her family from Latvia to an exotic location. We follow Paula and her friend Ahim’s (Bryden Pablo Escobar) adventurous journey into the jungle as they go off in search of the Christmas miracle. The main cast also includes actors Inga Alsiņa-Lasmane, Māris Olte, Elizabete Liepa, Bojan Emerišč and Tõnu Kark, who will play Santa Claus.
Fast-paced action comedy „The Dissidents” takes us back to the 1980s. Three Estonian guys flee Soviet Union, because they want to have as awesome life in the free world as they’ve seen in TV series „Miami Vice”, „Knight Rider” and „Santa Barbara”. Swedes welcome friends as real heroes, who broke through the Iron Curtain. But as the media circus blows over, our dissidents discover that they’ve become nothing more than tedious immigrants. To put food on the table, they have to do something as lame as... work!
In a remote taiga of Siberia there lives a religious leader who calls himself Christ Vissarion, a reincarnation of Jesus Christ. Thousands of followers have gathered around him, among them bell-ringer Dmitri and his wife Sveta, who came to live in the taiga with her three children a couple of years ago from faraway St. Petersburg. But Magomed, the father of Sveta’s children – Mariam, Danial and Zaur – won’t leave it at that. He decides to write a letter to the administration of Russian president, demanding to have his children back. The snowball starts rolling...