“The Last Ones” is a Nordic Western that takes place in the untamed Lapland tundra. The protagonist is young miner Rupi, who hopes to scrape together enough money through excavating the tundra to forever shake the suffocating dust of the mining village from his feet. But the work has come to a halt because Rupi’s reindeer herder father refuses to sell his land. What’s more, the manipulative mine owner nicknamed the Fisherman has his eye on Rupi’s friend’s wife, a woman who Rupi is also secretly in love with.
Film räägib loo kuueaastasest Leelost, kelle ema saadetakse stalinistlike repressioonide käigus Siberi vangilaagrisse. Ema tagasi ootav väike tüdruk peab õppima, kuidas jääda iseendaks vaatamata kodumaal toimuvatele süngetele ja kohati ka tragikoomilistele sündmustele.
The film consists of three chapters. The Manslayer takes place more than a hundred years ago. The leading character Maara is a young bride who is about to start her life in her new family. The Virgin, set in the spring of 1949, tells the story of a young woman called Elina, who has been deported from Ingria into Estonia during the previous war. The Shadow moves in the present, on the border of real life and fantasy. The main character, Luna Lee, has decided to flee from home. Is there anything besides emptiness somewhere?
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.
Last fall the third-year film students received a task to search for the spirit of an era that dates back at least 100 years. It was searched from Narva and Vilsandi, bogs and swamps, manors and farms. One can meet prophets and madmen, stubborn students, tortured men and longing women, werewolves, spiders and a pony along the way. The leading and supporting characters were brought to life by Juhan Ulfsak, Maria Advjuško, Märt Avandi, Helena Merzin, Mikk Jürjens, Meelis Rämmeld, Kersti Heinloo and many others.
It’s the beginning of the hot 90’s. Ex-soviet republic of Estonia has become top metal exporter in the world. A merciless fight surrounds this criminal business. Each day brings new victims. Estonia has the highest homicide rate in Europe. This is where our story starts... Directed by Andres Puustusmaa and produced by Kristian Taska (“Names in Marble”) and Jusup Bakshiev (“Antikiller”, “Paragraph 78”). The film is based on a true story written by a former head of Estonian Central Criminal Police – Andres Anvelt.