Veiko Õunpuu’s latest feature The Last Ones will be the opening film this Thursday, May 20 at Iceland’s Stockfish Film Festival. The film won Best Baltic Feature at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival last autumn and is still enjoying festival success. In April, it screened in the „Masters“ programme at the Moscow International Film Festival and was in competition at GoEast Film Festival. The fall in coronavirus cases allows Stockfish to happen as a physical festival at the Bíó Paradís cinema. The opening screening is invite only, however, The Last Ones will be available for the wider festival audience on May 25.
LOTTE AND THE LOST DRAGONS
Production: Eesti Joonisfilm, Rija Films
Writers: Andrus Kivirähk, Janno Põldma, Heiki Ernits
Directors: Janno Põldma, Heiki Ernits
Producer: Kalev Tamm
Production Designer: Heiki Ernits
Composers: Sven Grünberg, Renārs Kaupers
EFI support: 1,500,000.-
Premiere: Spring 2019
In this third film of the series of Lotte films that children know and love, the spirited girl dog Lotte gets a little sister named Roosi. Karl the raccoon and Viktor the fish are scientists who come to Gadgetville. They are taking part in a big folk song collecting competition. Whoever succeeds in recording the folk song of the world’s oldest animal species, the mythical fire-breathing dragon, wins the competition’s grand prize. Lotte and Roosi decide to help the scientists. Exciting and unexpected adventures await the sisters.