Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2020

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Courtroom 3H Courtroom 3H
Courtroom 3H and Nomadland
Courtroom 3H (Country: Spain, US; Year: 2020; Director: Antonio Méndez Esparza; Writer: Antonio Méndez Esparza)
Documentary about the Tallahassee Unified Family Court in Florida, which specialises in judicial cases involving children.
The Father (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Florian Zeller; Writer: Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller; Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, Olivia Williams)
Anthony is 80 years old. He lives alone in London and refuses the nurses that his daughter tries to impose upon him. Yet help is becoming more pressing, as she has decided to move to Paris. At once comedic and profound, this is a moving story of our human condition.
Nomadland (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Chloé Zhao; Writer: Chloé Zhao, based on the book by Jessica Bruder; Stars: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Charlene Swankie, Bob Wells, Patricia Grier, Cat Clifford, Tay Strathairn, Peter Spears)
A woman in her sixties who, after losing everything following the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, lives as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
Supernova (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Harry Macqueen; Writer: Harry Macqueen; Stars: Stanley Tucci, Colin Firth, James Dreyfus, Pippa Haywood, Sarah Woodward, Tina Louise Owens, Julie Hannan, John Alan Roberts, Ian Drysdale, Lori Campbell, Daneka Etchells, Peter MacQueen, Nina Marlin, Stanley Tucci, Colin Firth)
Old friends Sam and Tusker go on a road trip to make the most of their time together two years after Tusker was diagnosed with early-onset dementia.
Sweat (Country: Poland, Sweden; Year: 2020; Director: Magnus von Horn; Writer: Magnus von Horn; Stars: Magdalena Kolesnik, Julian Swiezewski, Aleksandra Konieczna, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Tomasz Orpinski, Lech Lotocki, Magdalena Kuta, Dominika Biernat, Katarzyna Dziurska, Wiktoria Filus, Bartosz Sak, Edgar Griszczuk, Dorota Zieciowska, Katarzyna Cynke, Bogna Defecinska)
A social media influencer begins to question her life after being confronted by a stalker.
Undine Undine
Undine and The Father
Undine (Country: Germany, France; Year: 2020; Director: Christian Petzold; Writer: Christian Petzold; Stars: Paula Beer, Franz Rogowski, Maryam Zaree, Jacob Matschenz, Anne Ratte-Polle, Rafael Stachowiak, José Barros, Julia Franz Richter, Gloria Endres de Oliveira, Enno Trebs, Christoph Zrenner, Stefan Walz, Bita Steinjan)
Undine is a city historian on urban development in a Berlin museum, the 'place by the swamp'. When her boyfriend leaves her, she vows to kill the faithless man but soon meets another.
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