Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2020

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Kindred Kindred
Kindred and My Heart Goes Boom!
Kindred (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Joe Marcantonio; Writer: Joe Marcantonio, Jason McColgan; Stars: Tamara Lawrance, Chloe Pirrie, Fiona Shaw, Jack Lowden, Anton Lesser, Edward Holcroft, Kiran Sonia Sawar)
A woman who is taken in by her partner's family after his unexpected death comes to believe that they do not have her best interests at heart.
My Heart Goes Boom! (Country: Spain; Year: 2020; Director: Nacho Álvarez; Writer: Eduardo Navarro, David Esteban Cubero, Nacho Álvarez; Stars: Ingrid García Jonsson, Verónica Echegui, Fernando Guallar, Giuseppe Maggio, Fran Morcillo, Fernando Tejero, Pedro Casablanc, Carlos Hipólito, Natalia Millán, Ainara Arizu, Sara Martín Aparicio, Eva Conde, Malala Díaz, Ainhoa Aierbe, Nacho Otaola)
María is a fun-loving young dancer who longs for freedom in the early 70s, a time when Spain was marked by inflexibility and censorship, particularly on television.
Why Not You (Country: Austria, Belgium; Year: 2020; Director: Evi Romen; Writer: Evi Romen; Stars: Thomas Prenn, Noah Saavedra, Marco di Sapia, Josef Mohamed, Raffaela O'Neill, Ursula Ofner, Hannes Perkmann, Lissy Pernthaler, Kida Khodr Ramadan, Thomas Prenn, Noah Saavedra, Marco di Sapia, Josef Mohamed, Raffaela O'Neill, Ursula Ofner)
Mario’s childhood friend and first love Lenz has found a way out of their village to Rome where there are no boundaries. Looking for new opportunities, Mario escapes on the trail of his friend, but again ends up in a wrong place at a wrong time.
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