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Autumn Ball
Sügisball

  • Synopsis
  • Director's Biography

 

How close can we get to others? Is it possible to live a life completely devoid of love? Can someone , who has experienced what a fragile state of affairs shared happiness is, trust another again? What can be said about life anyway? 

Some chosen moments from the life of six people living in a huge sprawling conurbation of tower blocks built during the soviet era. The gently stylised and indifferent world of "Autumn Ball" is steadily advancing towards winter and will not give any answers to these questions. What this world can demonstrate though is the possibility for laughter even there, where hope has long since become a sparse commodity. 

 

Director

Veiko Õunpuu (1972) has been a worker, a carpet salesman, a university dropout on three different occasions, a backbacker, a regular writer for the column In The Air in the cutural magazine Areen in weekly newspaper Eesti Ekspress and a painter. In 2006 he founded production company Homeless Bob Poduction and directed his first short film Empty. His first feature film Autumn Ball was awarded „Orrizonti Prize“ for new cinema in Venice Film Festival 2007. He just released his next feature project The Temptation of St. Tony.

Production companies

Homeless Bob Production

Homeless Bob Production

Tööstuse 58-17

Tel. +372 56 677 855

http://www.homelessbob.ee

Katrin Kissa / Producer

Production information

Director: Veiko Õunpuu
Producers: Katrin Kissa
Cast: Sulevi Peltola
Maarja Jakobson
Mirtel Pohla
Tiina Tauraite
Juhan Ulfsak
Rain Tolk
Taavi Eelmaa
Production: Homeless Bob Production
Scriptwriters: Veiko Õunpuu
Cinematographers: Mart Taniel
Editors: Tambet Tasuja
Veiko Õunpuu
Duration: 123 min
Format: 35mm
Year: 2007
Original languages: Estonian
Type: Feature

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