Tag Archives: Tõnu Kark

Asko Kase – Detsembrikuumus AKA Decemberheat (2008)

The young country of Estonia is dancing to the jazzy tune of the 1920’s when on December 1, 1924, the capital Tallinn is overrun by members of the Comintern in an attempt to stage a Communist coup. The film follows the fates of a young soldier called Tanel and his wife, a telephone operator named Anna, amidst the ensuing chaos which determines whether the country remains independent or becomes a minor province in the Communist Empire. Read More »

Kaljo Kiisk – Nipernaadi AKA The Adventurer (1983)

“Nipernaadi – The Adventurer” by Kaljo Kiisk (1983)

“I walk along gray endless road… I walk and walk”

Review by Taavi Lehari

“Nipernaadi / The Adventurer”, by Kaljo Kiisk (1983) is a sweet Estonian drama with slight humor about Toomas Nipernaadi, a vagabond who hasn’t got any past nor future.

In different Estonian places he gains new identity and presents himself as whoever – sailor, explorer, farmer etc. … whoever as long as he can seduce another young girl and promise her wealth and happiness. Every time before he has to achieve his promises, he disappears leaving everything behind. This is the first impression of this funny fellow. Read More »

Lembit Ulfsak – Lammas all paremas nurgas AKA Sheep in the Lower Right Corner AKA The Secret Lamb (1992)

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A warm movie about two boys, who discover a secret of a painting that was considered to be lost. The adventures begin, when a boss of a bunch of criminals finds out about the painting. Read More »