The Judge (Mait Malmsten) is a man who represents strict rules and laws in the courtroom. However, his own personal life is an absolute mess. After the judge makes a decision to give a long prison sentence to a woman, the woman’s brother (Märt Avandi) starts following the judge to change his mind about the verdict. The judge stays adamant. The verdict is final. A conflict takes place between the men, resulting in the judge suddenly becoming a criminal himself.
Kevadel EFTAga pärjatud Anna Hintsi lühifilmis “Jää” mängib Mait Malmsten süütunde käes vaevlevat Harrit, kes pole peale lahutust oma 10-aastase pojaga (Aksel Ojari) piisavalt aega veetnud. Et kaotatud aega tasa teha, viib ta poisi talvisele retkele üle jäise mere. Olles harjunud kõike kontrollima, seisab Harri jääväljal vastamisi jõududega, mida ta kontrollida ei suuda.
Ühel unisel laupäevahommikul saab 30-aastane ehitaja Erik jalustrabava uudise: endine tüdruksõber Moonika, keda mees pole pool aastat näinudki, on just lapse sünnitanud. Tüdruku. Naine ise pole emaduseks valmis ja kui mees last endale ei taha, läheb tüdrukuke lapsendamisele. Võta või jäta! Võta või jäta on lugu Eriku pikast, keerulisest ja kohati koomilisest isaks kasvamise teekonnast. Lugu, mille käigus tavalisest eesti mehest saab igapäevaelu kangelane, Superman, kes on oma isaduse eest valmis küünte ja hammastega võitlema. Mis teeb isast isa? Film valmib Eesti Vabariigi 100. sünnipäevaks.
This is a story of two old folks, who have spent most of their lives behind prison walls. Now, as seventy year old men, they have been granted amnesty. Both men have a passionate desire to change their lives according to certain plans. Time is one of the main characters in this story. The time that passes from one point to another and how it changes and influences human spirit and thoughts. These old prison friends Markus (Tõnu Kark) and Eduard (Sergey Makovetskiy) are not murderers and do not have blood on their hands.
It is 1989, the final year of the Soviet era in Baltic states. In Lithuania three eighteen-year old buddies establish the Seneca’s Fellowship. Its mottos is, “Live each day as if it was your last.” A love triangle breaks up the fellowship right at the time the nation experiences an exceptional sense of community via the Baltic Chain. Twenty-five years later, the main character, who appears to be accompanied by good luck at first glance, is disillusioned with himself. He has betrayed the ideals of his youth and became a cold observer of life. Life forces him to open up his own Pandora’s box.
The last year of WWII on Estonian turf. Men are fighting on the boarder of Europe and Russia. Some have been taken to the Red Army, some to Waffen SS. Today 70 years on, the filmmakers, try to show the hopes, aims and drama of these men and their loved ones as objectively as possible.
KERTU, written and directed by Ilmar Raag ("The Class", "Une Estonienne à Paris"), is an unusual love story that takes place within a tiny village community and depicts hidden relationships of the villagers and inside one family. The film asks about a person's right to love and to happiness even if their right to make decisions has been taken away. After Midsummer's Day party Kertu (Ursula Ratasepp) goes missing without a trace. Her entire family panics because Kertu is considered to be a simpleton due to her timid and reserved nature.
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.