1944

1944

MS12

Genre

Drama, War

Director

Elmo Nüganen

Run time

1h 40min

Cast

Kaspar Velberg, Kristjan Üksküla, Gert Raudsep, Henrik Kalmet, Priit Strandberg, Priit Pius, Märt Pius, Maiken Schmidt, Hendrik Toompere jun

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.

Director Elmo Nüganen, screenwriter Leo Kunnas, cinematographers Rein Kotov and Mart Taniel, production designer Kalju Kivi, editor Tambet Tasuja, producer Kristian Taska.

Cast: Kristjan Üksküla, Kaspar Velberg, Maiken Schmidt, Hendrik Kalmet, Karl-Andreas Kalmet, Priit Pius, Märt Pius, Hendrik Toompere Jr., Gert Raudsep, Mait Malmsten, Peeter Tammearu, Ain Mäeots, Rain Simmul, Kristjan Sarv, Ivo Uukkivi, Andero Ermel, etc.

Production Companies: Taska Film (Estonia) and MRP Matila Röhr Productions (Finland)

The film was financed by Estonian Film Institute, Estonian Ministry of Defence, Estonian Defence Forces, Cultural Endowment of Estonia and private capital.

Producers Kristian Taska and Maria Avdjushko, co-producer Ilkka Y. L. Matila and executive producer Kristjan Rahu.

Genre

Drama, War

Director

Elmo Nüganen

Run time

1h 40min

Cast

Kaspar Velberg, Kristjan Üksküla, Gert Raudsep, Henrik Kalmet, Priit Strandberg, Priit Pius, Märt Pius, Maiken Schmidt, Hendrik Toompere jun

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.

Director Elmo Nüganen, screenwriter Leo Kunnas, cinematographers Rein Kotov and Mart Taniel, production designer Kalju Kivi, editor Tambet Tasuja, producer Kristian Taska.

Cast: Kristjan Üksküla, Kaspar Velberg, Maiken Schmidt, Hendrik Kalmet, Karl-Andreas Kalmet, Priit Pius, Märt Pius, Hendrik Toompere Jr., Gert Raudsep, Mait Malmsten, Peeter Tammearu, Ain Mäeots, Rain Simmul, Kristjan Sarv, Ivo Uukkivi, Andero Ermel, etc.

Production Companies: Taska Film (Estonia) and MRP Matila Röhr Productions (Finland)

The film was financed by Estonian Film Institute, Estonian Ministry of Defence, Estonian Defence Forces, Cultural Endowment of Estonia and private capital.

Producers Kristian Taska and Maria Avdjushko, co-producer Ilkka Y. L. Matila and executive producer Kristjan Rahu.

Info

Rating

Under 12 Not Recommended

Production year

2015

Local distributor

Taska Productions OÜ

In cinema

2/20/2015