Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF)

Le Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) est le seul festival d’Europe du Nord de catégorie A qui célèbre ses 25 ans en 2021. Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event est un sommet du film et de l’industrie professionnelle de l’audiovisuel qui dure 1 semaine pendant le festival. Pour leur 20ème édition, l’évènement hybride se déroulera du 19 au 26 novembre and accueillera des projets et des participants venant du monde entier.

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  • Samedi 10 juillet : 14:15 – 16:15 | Tallinn Black Nights Goes to Cannes | Palais K & en ligne

Projects

Goes to Cannes

SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021
14:15 2h

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Whispers of War

Category: Tallinn Black Nights Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Florian Hoffmann

Produced by: Alexander Wadouh & Roxana Richters (Chromosom Film & Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin)

Country of production: Germany

Original title: Stille Post

Genre: Feature film

Language: German, Turkish, Kurdish

Runtime: 94 min

Completed in: Summer 2021

When Khalil, a primary school teacher in Berlin, gets hold of images of war from his Kurdish hometown of Cizre, he is forced to question his entire life in Berlin.

Goes to Cannes

SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021
14:15 2h

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Just Before

Category: Tallinn Black Nights Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Alisa Erokhina

Produced by: Denis Kovalevsky & Anna Shalashina (Salt Film Studio (Russia), WISH Media (Russia), Les Steppes Productions (France) with the support of the Russian Ministry of culture and KINOPRIME Foundation

Country of production: Russia, France

Original title: Накануне

Genre: Feature film

Language: Russian

Runtime: 90 min

Completed in: October 2021

15-year-old Max prepares to kill his father’s mistress Anna. The film shows the last days in the life of both characters. On the day of the tragedy, Max rings Anna’s doorbell with a gun clenched in his pocket. This is when their first and final conversation occurs and reveals the truth about both of them.

Goes to Cannes

SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021
14:15 2h

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Round Trip

Category: Tallinn Black Nights Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Dorothée Van den Berghe

Produced by: Bert Hamelinck & Dimitri Verbeeck & Helena Vlogaert (Caviar)

Country of production: Belgium

Original title: Aller / Retour

Genre: Feature film

Language: English, Dutch, French

Runtime: 90 min

Completed in: September 2021

Truck driver Erika catches a transmigrant (Idy) hiding in her truck. The confrontation that follows escalates to such an extent that Erika has no choice but to save Idy’s life and take him back on board very reluctantly. Aller / Retour is a warm buddy road movie about the unexpected friendship.

Goes to Cannes

SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021
14:15 2h

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Citizen Saint

Category: Tallinn Black Nights Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Tinatin Kajrishvili

Produced by: Lasha Khalvashi & Denis Vaslin & Boris Chouchkov (Artizm)

Country of production: Georgia, France, Bulgaria

Original title: Mokalake Tsmindani

Genre: Feature film

Language: Georgian

Runtime: 100 min

Completed in: November 2021

Miners in the small town discover that centuries ago crucified Saint came back to life and lives among them. Shortly after celebrating his presence they lose hope, ordinary man can’t protect them from misfortunes. Hopeless and frightened crowd believing saint will have more power on the cross.

Goes to Cannes

SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021
14:15 2h

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Pinocchio and the Water of Life

Category: Tallinn Black Nights Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Viktor Lakisov

Produced by: Vsevolod Zorin & Paul Marshal & Mark De Carlo (Asymmetric Studios OÜ & Dick Lizzardo Productions, Inc.)

Country of production: Estonia, USA, Russia

Original title: Pinocchio and the Water of Life

Genre: Animation

Language: English

Runtime: 85 min

Completed in: 2022

Pinocchio leaves his fathers’s house and finds friends who are puppets like him. Suddenly he realizes that his new friends are unable to move without puppet-master, and even more, his new friends are not alive! Pinocchio longs to give life to the puppets and give them freedom.