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„Graveyard Keeper’s Daughter“ begins by showing us the beauty and blessings of childhood. It is about LUCIA’s (8) childhood, who leads a kind of Pippi Longstocking life in the countryside of Estonia with her friends. JATS (7), the closest of them, is a girl with Down syndrome. This film shows us life as seen through Lucia’s eyes. Soon we will meet her parents. Lucia loves her mother MARIA (37) and father KAIDO (35), but she understands that alongside with advantages - unlimited freedom for a child! - having a mother who is a drunk, creates some problems. Father Kaido, the graveyard keeper, is often absent working as a day laborer on construction jobs, but even so he will never make enough money to buy Lucia the bicycle she is dreaming about, nor even a skateboard. Often, the money is being spent on Maria’s drinking…

Director: Katrin Laur