THE HIGHWAY CROSSING

RISTUMINE PEATEEGA

By Arko OKK

ACUBA FILM - as PROD

Black comedy - Completed 1999

The Highway Crossing is a story with a witty dialogue and an unpredictable course of events. It’s a story of how money influences our thinking, feelings and goals. Money can initiate or destroy friendship. Can it manage to do so with love as well?

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    • Year of production
    • 1999
    • Genres
    • Black comedy, Thriller, Drama
    • Countries
    • ESTONIA
    • Languages
    • ESTONIAN
    • Duration
    • 68 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Arko OKK
    • Writer(s)
    • Jaan TÄTTE, Arko OKK
    • Producer(s)
    • Arko OKK (ACUBA FILM)
    • Synopsis
    • WINNER of the FIPRESCI prize for the best film in the section “Northern Light” at the 8th Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden, — “for a well-acted unusual black comedy in the tradition of absurdist theatre.”

      WINNER of the Best Opera Prima at the 18th MONTEVIDEO International Film Festival, Uruguay.

      SYNOPSIS
      Osvald has a photo of the most beautiful woman in the world. That woman is tanned, she has a birth-mark and wears a golden necklace around her neck. Osvald has also 4 billion dollars. He received the fortune from a golden fish who lives in the river nearby.

      The Highway Crossing is a story with a witty dialogue and an unpredictable course of events. It’s astory of how money influences our thinking, feelings and goals. Money can initiate or destroy friendship. Can it manage to do so with love as well?


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