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491 articles available in total starting from 29/05/2002. Last article published on 17/12/2020.

Review: Lost Boys

Review: Lost Boys

The follow-up to 2010’s Reindeerspotting descends into the heart of darkness, offering a one-way trip for adults only  

17/12/2020 | Films | Reviews

Reetta Aalto • Director of Laughing Matters

Interview: Reetta Aalto • Director of Laughing Matters

“I just don't like to laugh at people”

We talked to Reetta Aalto, the director of Laughing Matters, fresh off its local premiere in Finland  

11/12/2020 | /Finland

Review: The Pit

Review: The Pit

Dace Pūce's debut feature is a small jewel of a film and a splendidly staged, intense emotional journey  

01/12/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | Baltic Film Competition

Veiko Õunpuu • Director of The Last Ones

Interview: Veiko Õunpuu • Director of The Last Ones

“I wish we could return to a sort of animism in our thinking”

We chatted to Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu, whose The Last Ones takes on the people on the lower rung of society. And Roxette  

30/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | Baltic Film Competition

Mika Kaurismäki • Director of Gracious Night

Interview: Mika Kaurismäki • Director of Gracious Night

“There is coronavirus, but there is also Corona Bar”

Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki assures us that only the finest wines were imbibed during the making of the Tallinn-screened Gracious Night  

30/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | Competition

Review: Gracious Night

Review: Gracious Night

Mika Kaurismäki makes a case for obeying stay-in orders during the pandemic – as long as you are staying in a bar  

27/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | Competition

Lauri Randla • Director of Goodbye Soviet Union

Interview: Lauri Randla • Director of Goodbye Soviet Union

“We decided to make the Soviet Amélie

We chatted to Estonian-born director Lauri Randla, who, in Goodbye Soviet Union, shows that while the past can be tragic, you can also laugh at it  

23/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | First Feature Competition

Review: Goodbye Soviet Union

Review: Goodbye Soviet Union

Lauri Randla’s nostalgia-tinged comedy proves that although things used to be difficult, there’s no reason why we shouldn't laugh about them now  

20/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | First Feature Competition

Review: The Last Ones

Review: The Last Ones

Veiko Õunpuu’s new film, Estonia’s submission for the 2021 Oscars, is a modern Lapland-set western rich in testosterone where capitalism clashes with ecology, dreams with reality  

16/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | Baltic Film Competition

Finnish audiences support local productions as cinemas stay open

Finnish audiences support local productions as cinemas stay open

The audience share of domestic films reached 71.6% in October, according to the Finnish Film Foundation  

10/11/2020 | Box Office | Finland

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