IN THE CROSSWIND

RISTTUULES

By Martti HELDE

ESTONIAN FILM INSTITUTE - as FIN

First film - Completed 2014


    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • First film, Drama
    • Countries
    • ESTONIA
    • Languages
    • ESTONIAN
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Martti HELDE
    • Writer(s)
    • Martti HELDE
    • Producer(s)
    • Pille RÜNK (Allfilm), Piret TIBBO-HUDGINS
    • Synopsis
    • June 14, 1941, 3 a.m.
      Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia, among them philosophy student Erna, a happily married mother of a little girl. Her husband is sent to prison camp, while Erna and her daughter are dispatched together with other women and children to remote Siberian territories for fifteen years. Despite hunger, fear and humiliation, Erna never loses her sense of freedom and hope of returning to homeland.
      Based on true events and told through unconventional film language.
      www.inthecrosswind.com
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