Ott Tänak: The Movie

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Ott Tänak: The Movie
Ott Tänak The Movie poster.jpg
Promo poster
Directed byTarvo Mölder
Distributed bySterotek Film
Release date
  • April 11, 2019 (2019-04-11)
Running time
125 minutes[1]

Ott Tänak: The Movie is a 2019 documentary film directed by Tarvo Mölder about the life and rallying career of World Rally Championship driver Ott Tänak.[2] The film provides a rare look on the Estonian rally driver's early life in the island of Saaremaa and eventual rally career through interviews from his friends, relatives and colleagues in the sport, interspersed with archive and filmed footage of his past and current rallies.[3]



  • Ott Tänak, rally driver
  • Martin Järveoja, Tänak's co-driver
  • Janika Tänak, Ott Tänak's wife
  • Ivar Tänak, Ott Tänak's father
  • Colin Clark, WRC commentator
  • Molly Pettit, WRC reporter
  • Becs Williams, WRC commentator
  • Markko Märtin, former WRC driver and Tänak's mentor
  • Sébastien Ogier, rally driver and Tänak's former teammate
  • Jari-Matti Latvala, rally driver and Tänak's teammate



The trailer was released by Sterotek Film via YouTube on December 22, 2018,[4] and was released theatrically in Estonia on April 11, 2019.[5] The film was also released worldwide through, an Estonian video-on-demand service, on October 1, 2019.[6]


Ott Tänak: The Movie broke domestic box office records in its first week of release in Estonia, beating the record set by Joosep Matjus' The Wind Sculpted Land for the most watched Estonian documentary of all time.[7]


  1. ^ "Cinamon Tartu TASKU". Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  2. ^ Maarits, Merit (19 February 2019). "Ilmus Ott Tänaku filmi treiler". ERR (in Estonian).
  3. ^ "Varsti kinodes! Pilk kinnise loomuga ralliässa maailma: Vaata kõnekaid kaadreid Ott Tänaku dokist". Kinoportaal (in Estonian). 2019-01-25. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
  4. ^ "OTT TÄNAK - THE MOVIE (Spring 2019) OFFICIAL TRAILER [4K]". Sterotek Film on YouTube. December 22, 2018. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  5. ^ "Video: Ott Tänakust on valmimas dokumentaalfilm". Postimees Sport (in Estonian). 20 December 2018.
  6. ^ ""Ott Tänak - The Movie" on alates tänasest nähtav uues globaalses netikinos". Delfi Sport. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  7. ^ "'Ott Tänak: The Movie' sets box office record for Estonian documentary". ERR. 23 April 2019. Retrieved 24 April 2019.

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