November

International Narrative Competition

International Premiere

Netherlands, Poland, Estonia | 115 MINUTES

NOVEMBER

Drama
Immerse yourself in 19th century Estonian folklore - feel the mud and cold, the fear and joy of the peasants living side-by-side with cows, werewolves and kratts, the farmers’ helpers, created out of old tools, hay, and animal bones, and brought to life by the devil himself. Director Rainer Sarnet elevates his film above mere period drama, sprinkling the fable of peasant girl Liina’s doomed romance with Hans with generous amounts of humor, and enriching its earthy fairytale milieu with beautiful black and white cinematography. Sarnet’s attention to detail, in particular in capturing the farmers’ dynamic and expressive faces, humanizes and adds a warm depth to the environment as Liina and Hans ponder the great mysteries of life, love, and the existence of the soul, looking for meaning and explanations anywhere they can.

—Jule Rozite

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Rainer Sarnet

In his 48 years of existence, Rainer Sarnet has directed five films, lived with three women, accumulated about ten friends, passionately loved Fassbinder and directed theatre plays by Przybyszewski, Gorky, and Jelinek. He mostly writes his own scripts but usually bases them on literary classics. He is captivated by the different facets of the human soul.
Director
Rainer Sarnet
Screenwriter
Rainer Sarnet
Cinematographer
Mart Taniel
Editor
Jaroslaw Kaminski
Composer
Jacaszek
Producer
Katrin Kissa
Co-Producer
Ellen Havenith, Lukasz Dzieciol
Cast
Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Arvo Kukumägi, Katariina Unt, Taavi Eelmaa, Dieter Laser

CONTACTS

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Homeless Bob Production
Tallinn, 10416
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US Sales Contact
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Homeless Bob Production
Tallinn, 10416
Phone: +372 5667 7855
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Print Source
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Homeless Bob Production
Tallinn, 10416
Phone: +372 5667 7855
kissa@too.ee