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MUSHROOMING

by Toomas Hussar

synopsis

The film follows the fortunes of politician Aadu Kägu who is desperate to connect with the voting public. But, unbeknownst to him, a scandal is brewing over his expenses, which will be an embarrassment to his party. But after going into the forest to pick mushrooms with his wife and hitch-hiking rock star Zak, Kägu goes missing. As he struggles with his spouse, travelling companion, the elements and the inhabitants of the forest, his party secretly hope that he’ll stay missing…

international title: Mushrooming
original title: Seenelkäik
country: Estonia
sales agent: Level K
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Toomas Hussar
film run: 93'
screenplay: Toomas Hussar
cast: Raivo E. Tamm, Elina Reinold, Juhan Ulfsak, Üllar Saaremäe
cinematography by: Rein Kotov
film editing: Tambet Tasuja
art director: Kristina Lõuk
music: Arian Levin
producer: Piret Tibbo-Hudgins
production: Allfilm
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