René Vilbre

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René Vilbre
Born (1970-05-17) 17 May 1970 (age 46)
Rakvere, Estonia
Occupation Film director

René Vilbre (born 17 May 1970 in Rakvere) is an Estonian film director[1] born on 17 May 1970 in Rakvere, Estonia [2]

René Vilbre has received the Children's Film Prize of the Nordic Film Institutes at the Lübeck Nordic Film Days in 2005 and the Don Quixote Award - Special Mention at the Molodist International Film Festival in 1998.[3]

Vilbre's second feature film I Was Here was premiered at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival on September 12, 2008 and in Estonia it became the 5th most successful Estonian film premiere since the 1990s.[4]


  1. ^ Masters, Tom. Eastern Europe. Lonely Planet. ISBN 978-1-74104-476-8. 
  2. ^ "René Vilbre bio". Retrieved 2008-09-23. 
  3. ^ "Awards for René Vilbre". Retrieved 2008-09-23. 
  4. ^ Aadamsoo, Martin. "I Was Here tops Estonia's box office on first weekend". Retrieved 2008-09-23. 

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