Autumn Ball

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Autumn Ball
Sügisball (2007).jpg
Directed by Veiko Õunpuu
Produced by Katrin Kissa
Written by Screenplay:
Veiko Õunpuu
Novel:
Mati Unt
Music by Ülo Krigul
Cinematography Mart Taniel
Edited by Veiko Õunpuu
Release date(s)
  • September 7, 2007 (2007-09-07) (Venice)
  • September 13, 2007 (2007-09-13) (Estonia)
  • June 3, 2009 (2009-06-03) (United States)
Running time 127 minutes
Country Estonia
Language Estonian

Autumn Ball (Estonian: Sügisball) is a 2007 Estonian drama film directed by Veiko Õunpuu, adapted from Mati Unt's 1979 novel of the same name. The film depicts six desolate people of different yet similar fates in characteristically Soviet pre-fabricated housing units (khruschevka).[1][2]

Cast[edit]

  • Rain Tolk as Mati
  • Taavi Eelmaa as Theo
  • Tiina Tauraite as Ulvi
  • Maarja Jakobson as Laura
  • Mirtel Pohla as Jaana
  • Sulevi Peltola as Augusti Kaski
  • Iris Persson as Laura's daughter
  • Juhan Ulfsak as Maurer
  • Ivo Uukkivi as Laura's ex-husband
  • Katariina Lauk as female conference visitor
  • Paul Laasik as television repairman

References[edit]

  1. ^ Linden, Sherie (2007-11-15). "Estonia's "Autumn Ball" a festival favorite." Reuters. Retrieved on 2009-10-05.
  2. ^ Catsoulis, Jeannette (2009-06-03). "Going Down in Estonia: Alienation Frozen in Place." The New York Times. Retrieved on 2009-10-05.

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