The Heart of the Bear
|The Heart of the Bear|
(Estonian: Karu süda)
|Directed by||Arvo Iho|
|Written by||Nikolai Baturin|
|Produced by||Kristian Taska|
|Edited by||Sirje Haagel, Arvo Iho|
|Music by||Peeter Vähi|
The Heart of the Bear (Estonian: Karu süda) is a 2001 Estonian, Czech, German, Russian co-produced drama film directed by Arvo Iho. It was Estonia's submission to the 74th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee. It was also entered into the 24th Moscow International Film Festival.
- Rain Simmul as Nika / Nganasan
- Dinara Drukarova as Gitya
- Ilyana Pavlova as Emily
- Külli Teetamm as Laima
- Lembit Ulfsak as Simon
- Nail Chaikhoutdinov as Tolkun
- Arvo Kukumägi as Venjamin
- Galina Bokashevskaya as Katherine
- Merle Palmiste as Grey-One
- "51 Countries In Race For Oscar". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2001-11-19. Archived from the original on July 4, 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-12.
- "74th Academy Awards - Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 2008-06-22. Retrieved 2008-08-07.
- "24th Moscow International Film Festival (2002)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-03-28. Retrieved 2013-03-31.