„Ice and Fire Docs“ is a creative documentary workshop for Estonian and Finnish filmmakers with international ambitions. Throughout the workshop the participants will work with different aspects of developing, producing, financing and distributing a feature length documentary film. Estonian and Finnish filmmakers are welcome to apply with a film project that is in development or in the early stage of production.
TRUTH AND JUSTICE
Writer-Director: Tanel Toom
Producer: Ivo Felt
DOP: Rein Kotov
Production Designer: Jaagup Roomet
Cast: Priit Loog, Maiken Schmidt, Priit Võigemast, Ester Kuntu
EFI support: 2,187,000.-
Premiere: February 2019
Estonia, 1870. Young and energetic man Andres together with his wife Krõõt arrives to his new farm bought on a loan to establish their new life. Robber’s Rise must become a place, that’ll take care of the family. Household needs a lot of work and consistency – battle with nature, fate and his spiteful neighbor Pearu begins. When life deals the man more sufferings than longawaited successes, the man searches desperately for truth and justice – from court, tavern and the Bible, sacrificing his family, friends and eventually himself in the process. Dream of prosperous and nurturing Robber’s Rise descends deeper and deeper under the shadow of reality.