Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2021

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Lamb (Country: Iceland, Sweden, Poland; Year: 2021; Director: Valdimar Jóhannsson; Writer: Valdimar Jóhannsson, Sjón; Stars: Noomi Rapace, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason)
A childless couple, María and Ingvar discover a mysterious newborn on their farm in Iceland. The unexpected prospect of family life brings them much joy, before ultimately destroying them.
Playground (Un Monde) (Country: Belgium; Year: 2021; Director: Laura Wandel; Writer: Laura Wandel; Stars: Maya Vanderbeque, Günter Duret, Lena Girard Voss, Laura Verlinden, Karim Leklou)
A little girl faces a moral dilemma after she sees her brother being bullied.
Pleasure (Country: Sweden, Netherlands, France; Year: 2021; Director: Ninja Thyberg; Writer: Ninja Thyberg; Stars: Sofia Kappel, Revika Anne Reustle, Evelyn Claire, Chris Cock, Dana DeArmond, Kendra Spade)
A 20-year-old woman moves from her small town in Sweden to LA for a shot at a career in the adult film industry.
Promising Young Woman (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Emerald Fennell; Writer: Emerald Fennell; Stars: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Laverne Cox, Clancy Brown, Jennifer Coolidge, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Molly Shannon, Angela Zhou, Sam Richardson, Steve Monroe, Alison Brie, Adam Brody, Connie Britton, Alfred Molina, Max Greenfield)
Everyone said Cassie was a promising young woman... until something abruptly derailed her future. Nothing in Cassie’s life is as it appears: she’s smart, cunning, and living a double life by night. Now, Cassie has a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling take on revenge.
The Whaler Boy (Kitoboy) (Country: Russia, Poland, Belgium; Year: 2020; Director: Philipp Yuryev; Writer: Philipp Yuryev; Stars: Vladimir Onokhov, Kristina Asmus, Vladimir Lyubimtsev, Nikolay Tatato, Arieh Worthalter, Maria Chuprinskaia)
A teenager embarks on an unexpected journey after becoming obsessed with an erotic webcam girl.
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