Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2023

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Birthday Girl (Country: Denmark; Year: 2023; Director: Michael Noer; Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Flora Ofelia Hofmann Lindahl, Herman Tømmeraas, Maja Ida Thiele)
A mum's birthday cruise surprise for her daughter turns sour.
Guardians Of The Formula (Čuvari formule) (Country: Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, North Macedonia; Year: 2023; Director: Dragan Bjelogrlić; Writer: Vuk Ršumović, Ognjen Sviličić, Dragan Bjelogrlić, based on the novel by Goran Milašinovićm; Stars: Alexis Manenti, Radivoje Raša Bukvić, Lionel Abelanski, Ognjen Mićović, Anne Serra, Jérémie Laheurte)
October 1958. A group of young communist scientists get irradiated with a lethal dose of uranium. They are sent to Paris for medical treatment by Prof Mathé. Certain that they were making a nuclear weapon, Mathé proposes the first bone marrow transplant. Is it an experiment with living humans or does he truly want to help them?
Opening Film
What Remains (Country: China, Finland, UK; Year: 2022; Director: Ran Huang; Writer: Megan Everett-Skarsgard, Ran Huang; Stars: Andrea Riseborough, Gustaf Skarsgård, Stellan Skarsgård)
During the 1990s, at a Scandinavian psychiatric hospital, a man known as Mads Lake confessed to multiple murders and was convicted. However, the uneasy triumvirate of Mads, therapist Anna Rudebeck and policeman Soren Rank all have a vested interest in unearthing the truth, while a deepening co-dependency threatens to consume them all.

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