First feature of the female Estonian director Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo and the Estonian Official submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2019, screening on the 15th December at the Regent Street Cinema in London. Followed by the Q&A with the director.
One sleepy Saturday morning a 30-year-old construction worker Erik gets some earth-shattering news: his ex-girlfriend Moonika who he hasn’t even seen for the past six months is about to go into labour. She however is not ready for motherhood and if Erik does not want the kid either, the little girl will be put up for adoption. Take it or leave it!
The film is made the frame of EV100 Programme dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia.
Director & Screenwriter: Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo
Cinematographer: Erik PõllumaaProduction
Designers: Markku Pätilä (FIN), Kirsi Lember (EST)
Costume Designer: Anu Lensment
Key Make-Up: Kairit Nieländer
Sound Designer: Seppo Vanhatalo (FIN/EST)
Composer: Sten Sheripov
Editor: Tambet TasujaLine
Producer: Johanna TrassProducer: Ivo Felt
Cast: Reimo Sagor, Nora Altrov, Emily Viikman, Liis Lass, Adeele Sepp, Epp Eespäev, Andres Mähar, Egon Nuter, Mait Malmsten