December Heat

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December Heat
Detsembrikuumus (2008).jpg
Directed byAsko Kase
Produced byArtur Talvik
Written byMihkel Ulman
Lauri Vahtre
StarringSergo Vares
Liisi Koikson
Tõnu Kark
Mait Malmsten
Tambet Tuisk
Carmen Mikiver
Ain Lutsepp
CinematographyKjell Lagerroos
Edited byTambet Tasuja
Distributed byRuut Pictures
Release date
  • 16 October 2008 (2008-10-16)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryEstonia
LanguageEstonian
Russian
English

December Heat (Estonian: Detsembrikuumus) is a 2008 historic action drama film about the 1924 Estonian coup d'état attempt directed by Asko Kase and starring Sergo Vares.

Plot[edit]

"December 1924. It's only a matter of minutes whether Estonian young independence continues to exist or we become a province with minor importance of big communist Russia. Independence which seems so self-evident today depends at that moment on couple of random coincidences." [1]

Cast[edit]

  • Sergo Vares as Tanel Rõuk.
  • Liisi Koikson as Anna Rõuk.
  • Ain Lutsepp as Julius Saarepuu.
  • Piret Kalda as Maret Saarepuu.
  • Emil-Joosep Virkus as Joosep Saarepuu.
  • Tambet Tuisk as Specialist.
  • Mait Malmsten as lawyer Jaan (prototype: Jaan Anvelt).
  • Tiit Sukk as factory owner Indrek.
  • Rain Simmul as Head of Intelligence.

Historic people

Production[edit]

Actual conscripts from Tallinn's Guard Battalion were used to play the part of the mass-up soldiers.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Detsembrikuumus". film.com. Retrieved 2010-01-01.

External links[edit]