By Margus PAJU


Children's - Completed 2015

“The Secret Society of Souptown” is live action adventure film. A group of four kids is forced to take action when the city is attacked by a mysterious poison which threatens to change their childhood forever by turning grown-ups into children.

& Awards

Zurich FF 2015
ZFF for Kids
Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2015
Tridens Estonian Film Award
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Children's, Action/Adventure, Family
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 105 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Margus PAJU
    • Writer(s)
    • Mihkel ULMAN, Christian Gamst MILLER-HARRIS
    • Producer(s)
    • Diana MIKITA (Nafta Films), Esko RIPS (Nafta Films)
    • Synopsis
    • “Secret Society of Souptown” is a story of a 10-year-old smart and brave girl Mari who lives in Tartu, area called Souptown. Her parents are obsessed with work so she spends most of her time with her grandfather Peeter, the professor at a local university. Mari has 3 best friends and together they form a secret society to play scavenger hunt games her grandfather is inventing for them.

      One day their city is attacked by a mysterious poison which turns adults into children. Our group embark on an adventure you cannot even imagine to discover the antidote. Their path is paved with challenges - they have to run from bullies and hide from the menacing evildoer.

      Can our children find the antidote and take it to the local hospital within 48 hours to save the lives of all the loved ones?
    • Partners & financing
    • Development is fully financed by Estonian Film Institute & Cultural Endowment of Estonia
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 01, 2014