The Verging

The Verging follows an autum day of a young boy in a remote farm, where he lives with his father.

Attack of the Cyber Octopuses

This retro-futuristic cyberpunk short film takes place in Neo-Berlin in 2079.

The Master Painter and the Whisky Club

Artist per excellence, creator of the imaginary picture-landscapes, a charming person, adorer of the woman’s beauty, gentleman and a colonel in local whisky club -

Good Bye Soviet Union

Lauri Randla’s first full length feature film - a coming of age story of Johannes, who is born prematurely to a premature single mother on the dramatic background of the collaps

The Mausoleum

Lauri Randla’s short film tells a tragicomic story of the patologist Aleksei Abrikosov, who embalmed Lenins body and in theory managed to overcome death…  so his further existen

Ice

A father and son story set on the enchanting ice road across the frozen sea.

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Goodbye Soviet Union completed the summer shoot.

On September 6th the crew completed the summer shoot in locations of Kohtla-Järve, Tallinn and around the city. The symbolic is that the crew spent the last shooting day in famous Tallinn Seewald - the historical madhouse.

Happily nobody didn’t turn mad after very demanding shooting period, instead we all celebrated the end of the important period in local „Derevjashka“ tavern’s funny interior of the 90-ties merrily until 3 o’clock in the morning.

„Goodbye Soviet Union” in production.

On 4th of July Exitfilm OÜ and AB Bufo OY started the shoot of the "Goodbye Soviet Union” in Stalinistic surroundings of the Sillamäe - a previous military town, where uranium was mined. 

The crew was well prepared and succeeded nicely despite of the not very friendly weather. Actors were in good mood and enjoyed the majestic exteriors. Around 100 enthusiastic local extras helped to create a real 1980/90-ies atmosphere.

The production is planned as follows - the shoot and the shooting crew from Estonia, shooting equipment and postproduction from Finland.

Eurimages supports "Goodbye Soviet Union”.

European Co-Production initiative Eurimages considers Lauri Randla’s "Goodbye Soviet Union” fitting successfully to the conditions of the initiative, sees it’s perspective for the international market and supports the production of the film with 99 587 €. 

The competition was intense, „Goodbye Soviet Union” was one of the 20 winning projects from the 68 appliers.

Lauri Randla’s first feature film „Goodbye Soviet Union“ in preproduction

Exitfilm has signed the Agreement with Finnish company OY BUFO AB to co-produce and distribute the production. Companies have been successful applying the production support from local financiers Estonian Film Institute and Finnish Film Foundation. Also Public broadcasters ERR and YLE are participating in the project.

The casting involves well-known Estonian and Finnish actors – Ülle Kaljuste, Tõnu Oja, Nika Savolainen, Pääru Oja, Jekaterina Novosjolova. The main children characters are Finnish schoolboy Niklas Kousmitchev and Estonian schoolgirl Elina Baratashvili.

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The Verging

The Verging follows an autum day of a young boy in a remote farm, where he lives with his father. The monotonous everyday rhytm  is interrupted, when the boy has to kill the lamb, to mature as a man.

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Attack of the Cyber Octopuses

This retro-futuristic cyberpunk short film takes place in Neo-Berlin in 2079. A dark, rain-soaked city held by mega corporations where the only enjoyment in life is connecting to cyberspace and taking “Binary Trip” a cyber drug that fries your neurons but promises a feeling better than a hundred orgasms at once.

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Good Bye Soviet Union

Lauri Randla’s first full length feature film - a coming of age story of Johannes, who is born prematurely to a premature single mother on the dramatic background of the collapsing Soviet empire. 

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