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THE ARBITER

by Kadri Kõusaar

synopsis

The story of John, an academic whose cosy life is shattered when his fiancée decides to have an abortion and leave him. He decides to go on a road trip with his daughter Ronja, for whom he provided donor sperm, in order to get away. But as the trip develops it soon becomes apparent that John is eager to share with Ronja a darker side of his life.

international title: The Arbiter
original title: The Arbiter
country: Estonia, Sweden, United Kingdom
sales agent: The Yellow Affair
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Kadri Kõusaar
release date: EE 14/03/2013
screenplay: Kadri Kõusaar
cast: Lee Ingleby, Lina Leandersson, Bille Neeve, Sofia Berg-Böhm
cinematography by: Jean-Noël Mustonen
film editing: Tambet Tasuja
art director: Liisi Eelmaa, Minna Hint, Julia Mishchenko, Jane Paadimeister
costumes designer: Liisi Eelmaa
music: Bj Nilsen
producer: Aet Laigu
co-producer: Jessica Ask, Charlotte Most
production: Meteoriit, Tugev Tuul Films, Anagram Produktion, Film i Väst, Film and Music Entertainment
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