BETWEEN HELL AND HEAVEN

MAA JA TAEVA VAHEL (2016)

By Arko OKK

ACUBA FILM - as PROD

Documentary - Development 2016

This poetic action documentary is about the ice road that, during winter, erases the borders between islands and the Estonian mainland.

Developed with the support of the ARCHIDOC workshop, set up by La Fémis & supported by MEDIA Programme.

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Outlook Market Archidoc Pitching 2015
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    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Action/Adventure, Black comedy
    • Countries
    • ESTONIA
    • Languages
    • ESTONIAN
    • Duration
    • 70 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Arko OKK
    • Writer(s)
    • Arko OKK
    • Producer(s)
    • Arko OKK (ACUBA FILM)
    • Synopsis
    • An ice road is like a ghost road – nobody knows where it will appear. According to Estonian tradition, an ice road is built every year for use by cars and pedestrians. This is the story of a coastal people and also a reflection of our society.

      An ice road is part of their everyday experience: Ivo is the mayor, Raivo is a road master, and Taavi is descended from the seal hunters of Prangli Island. Sometimes, the sea freezes over, and there is no differentiating the continent, the sea and the island. It all becomes one planet, harboring the hopes and fears of its people.



    • Production schedule
    • Development 2013-2015
      Pre-porduction March-July 2015
      Production August 2015 - March 2016
      Post-Production April-June 2016
      Premiere September 2016
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Aug 01, 2015
    • End of shooting
    • Mar 31, 2016
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