Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2023

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Arnold Cautious And The Happiness Stone (Antero Varovainen ja Onnenkivi) (Country: Finland, Latvia; Year: 2023; Director: Arto Halonen; Writer: Arto Halonen, Jukka Itkonen; Stars: Mikko Nousiainen, Emil Paloniemi, Maria Ylipää, Mikko Töyssy, Luna Huotari, Tuija Ernamo, Vesa Kietäväinen, Niina Koponen, Ilkka Koivula, Mika Honkanen, Pia Piltz, Kaisa Hela, Esa Pakarinen Jr., Irina Isberg, Helge Halonen)
Julius befriends vampire and together they try to make a Happiness Stone to stop Julius's parents from divorcing.
Coco Farm (Coco Ferme) (Country: Canada; Year: 2023; Director: Sébastien Gagné; Writer: Dominic James; Stars: Dave Campbell, Louis Philippe Dandenault, Steve Laplante, Benoît Brière, Emma Bao Linh Tourné, Oscar Desgagnés, Joëlle Paré-Beaulieu, Richard Fréchette, Dolce Sebareme, Simon Lacroix)
Max, a 12-year-old entrepreneur is forced to close his business operated from his garage and move with his father to a remote village in the countryside. When Max discovers chickens in the old, abandoned barn of his cousin Charles, he sees an opportunity to start a new enterprise.
The Diary Of Paulina P. (Country: Croatia; Year: 2023; Director: Neven Hitrec; Writer: Dora Delbianco, Ivan Turkovic Krnjak; Stars: Petar Atanasoski, Ljiljana Bogojevic, Josip Brakus, Domagoj Brekalo, Denis Brizic, Helena Buljan, Niksa Butijer, Areta Curkovic, Ivan Drmic, Aria Dunda, Judita Frankovic, Dusan Gojic, Ramona Ivanda, Iskra Jirsak, Slavica Knezevic)
The adventures of a schoolgirl.
Echo To Delta (Country: Canada; Year: 2023; Director: Patrick Boivin; Writer: Jean-Daniel Desroches; Stars: Isak Guinard Butt, Maxim Gaudette, Ines Feghouli, Catherine De Léan, Martin Dubreuil, Baptiste Charest, Rosemay Lefebvre, Elliot Cormier, Daniel Gadouas, Sylvain Giroux Jr., Nicolas Paquin)
Etienne and David are convinced of the existence of extraterrestrial life. On a stormy night, they try to contact aliens with their walkie-talkies. In the process, David is struck by lightning and dies. Etienne, however, is sure - his brother has been abducted.
The Flying Classroom (Das Fliegende Klassenzimmer) (Country: Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Carolina Hellsgård; Writer: Gerrit Hermans; Stars: Tom Schilling, Trystan Pütter, Hannah Herzsprung, Leni Deschner, Lovena Börschman Ziegler, Morten Völlger, Wanja Valentin Kube, Franka Roche, Holly Schiek, Leander Schumann, Aaron Sansi)
Martina wins a scholarship to attend a prestigious boarding school in the Alps. Upon arrival, she instantly becomes embroiled in the bitter feud between the boarders and the “day pupils”.
Nina And The Hedgehog's Secret (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Jean-Loup Felicioli, Alain Gagnol; Writer: Alain Gagnol; Stars: Loan Longchamp, Audrey Tautou, Guillaume Canet, Keanu Peyran, Guillaume Bats, Patrick Ridremont, Saabo Balde, Hugues Boucher, Julie Carli, Eve Lorrain, Noé Chabbat, Nada El Belkasmi, Saeed Mirzaei, Barrett Leddy)
Snot & Splash (Country: Finland; Year: 2023; Director: Teemu Nikki; Writer: Juice Leskinen, Teemu Nikki, Jani Pösö, Ilja Rautsi; Stars: Pekka Strang, Kati Outinen, Hugo Komaro, Elina Knihtilä, Urho Kuokkanen)
Totally Boss (Country: Estonia; Year: 2023; Director: Ingomar Vihmar; Writer: Tom Abrams, Martin Algus, James Nathan, David Bruce Weber; Stars: Mait Malmsten, Ruben Tolk, Saara Pius, Mattias Naan, Triinu Kree)
Weekend Rebels (Country: Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Marc Rothemund; Writer: Richard Kropf; Stars: Florian David Fitz, Cecilio Andresen, Aylin Tezel, Florina Siegel, Joachim Król, Petra Marie Cammin, Milena Dreißig, Leslie Malton, Tilo Nest, Michaela Wiebusch, Sabine Barth, Nela Bartsch, Hannie Boon, Ilknur Boyraz, Markus Hoffmann)
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