Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2020

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Kindred Kindred
Kindred and Dear Comrades!
Conference (Country: Russia, Estonia, United Kingdom, Italy; Year: 2020; Director: Ivan I Tverdovskiy; Writer: Ivan I Tverdovskiy; Stars: Filipp Avdeev, Natalya Tsvetkova, Natalya Pavlenkova, Natalya Potapova, Yan Tsapnik, Aleksandr Zlatopolskiy, Natalya Batrak, Olga Lapshina, Anna Slyu, Aleksandr Semchev, Kseniya Zueva, Oleg Feoktistov, Aleksandr Golubkov, Roman Shmakov, Elena Nesterova)
A nun is sent to Moscow to organise a memorial evening 17 years after a terror attack, through the course of the film we learn the details of her personal story.
Dear Comrades! (Dorogie Tovarischi) (Country: Russia; Year: 2020; Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy; Writer: Elena Kiseleva, Andrey Konchalovskiy; Stars: Yuliya Vysotskaya, Vladislav Komarov, Alexander Maskelyne, Yuliya Vysotskaya, Vladislav Komarov, Alexander Maskelyne)
A devout communist witnesses a government shooting during a strike - which changes her life forever.
Goodbye Soviet Union (Hüvasti, NSVL) (Country: Finland, Estonia; Year: 2020; Director: Lauri Randla; Writer: Lauri Randla; Stars: Ülle Kaljuste, Tõnu Oja, Niklas Kouzmitchev, Nika Savolainen, Pääru Oja)
Story of a young boy and his family set against the backdrop of the last days of the Soviet Union.
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.
Masha (Country: Russia; Year: 2020; Director: Anastasiya Palchikova; Writer: Anastasiya Palchikova; Stars: Anna Chipovskaya, Sergey Dvoynikov, Polina Gukhman, Iris Lebedeva, Aleksandr Mizev, Maksim Sukhanov)
A teenager in 90s Russia tries to break away from her past.
The Time Guardians (Country: Russia; Year: 2020; Director: Alexey Telnov; Stars: Artem Tkachenko, Lyubov Tolkalina, Ksenia Alekseeva)
After a car accident a girl finds herself in a Dark City, where she must rewind the city clock to stop a witch.
Tsoi (Country: Russia, Latvia; Year: 2020; Director: Aleksey Uchitel; Writer: Aleksandr Gonorovskiy, Savva Minaev, Aleksey Uchitel; Stars: Evgeniy Tsyganov, Paulina Andreeva, Maryana Spivak, Igor Vernik, Nadezhda Kaleganova, Inga Tropa, Arturs Skrastins, Ilya Del, Vitaliy Kovalenko, Lilita Ozolina, Mikhail Troynik, Maksim Stoyanov, Maria Peresild, Valeriy Sklyarov, Evgeniy Tsyganov)
15 August 1990. Viktor Tsoi, the Soviet Union’s most famous rock star, leader of the band Kino, a symbol of freedom and change, dies in an accident on a Latvian highway. The bus driver who was involved in the tragic accident will bring his body back to Leningrad... and for the party of mourners, it's going to be a along trip.
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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