ZERO POINT

NULLPUNKT

By Mihkel ULK

ALLFILM OÜ - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2014

“Zero Point”, based on a bestselling novel, is a drama about the most pressing problems of today’s youth –
school bullying and the low self-esteem it causes, adjustment disorders, and search of recognition.

Festivals
& Awards

Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2015
Tridens Estonian Film Award
Shanghai IFF 2015
World Premieres Film Festival, Philippines 2015
LET’S CEE Film Festival 2015
The 12th International Film Festival of Tamil Nadu 2015
Espoo Ciné Film Festival 2015
Baltic Debuts Film Festival 2015
64 International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg 2015
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ESTONIA
    • Languages
    • ESTONIAN
    • Duration
    • 114 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mihkel ULK
    • Writer(s)
    • Margit KEERDO-DAWSON
    • Producer(s)
    • Evelin SOOSAAR-PENTTILÄ (Allfilm)
    • Synopsis


    • Sensitive and restless Johannes is accepted to an elite school in the city and expects life to go uphill. Instead, he becomes the victim of mental abuse by his classmates. In search of recognition, he goes to his old friends from suburbs, who spend their time doing drugs, hanging around, and partying, rather than focusing on schoolwork. At home, Johannes must deal with his mother’s deteriorating mental health. As the tension grows, he finds himself at zero point, where he must completely reset his life to build it up from scratch. After being denounced as an outcast in school and frightened away from home by his mother’s developing schizophrenia, there is no other way out for Johannes but to start improving his life by reforming himself.
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