Best new Estonian Movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best Estonian movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Elmo Nüganen, Klaus Härö & Martti Helde Estonia's biggest directors?

In the 1990’s, shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Estonian fim production nearly ceased to exist. In the 2000’s, the country put itself back on the map, which was the result of a series of pretty damn fine movies.

New Estonian movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018

  • The Little Comrade

    DIRECTOR: Moonika Siimets
    CAST: Yuliya Aug Tambet Tuisk, Eva Klemets

    The 1940's, Estonia, the Stalin years. Leelo's (6) mother is sent to a prison camp. Little Leelo promised to be a good girl in her absence. which turns out to be quite hard. A delightful film for the entire family. Often hilarious, despite the bleak topic. Read more

    RATING: 84/100

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Best Estonian movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 Estonian movies

  • November

    DIRECTOR: Rainer Sarnet
    CAST: Rea Lest Jörgen Liik Arvo Kukumägi

    A very weird and surprising genre-bending film from tiny Baltic state Estonia, 'November' is an absolute must watch. In the veins of 'The VVitch' (2015) and 'The Village' (2004), it deals with a isolated villagers community dealing with evil entities. Read more

    RATING: 83/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 3rd, 2017

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Best Estonian movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

2010's best rated Estonian movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • Tangerines

    DIRECTOR: Zaza Urushadze
    CAST: Lembit Ulfsak Elmo Nüganen Giorgi Nakashidze

    As the country faces war, a man chooses to stay behind to harvest his Tangerines. In a violent encounter at his door, a wounded man is left behind so he has no options... Read more

    RATING: 83/100

    RELEASE DATE: April 17th, 2015

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  • Risttuules

    DIRECTOR: Martti Helde
    CAST: Laura Peterson Tarmo Song Mirt Preegel

    A tragic and emotional account of events based on a woman's memory, Risttuules is a tale of hope and survival of many innocent families from Estonia that were... Read more

    RATING: 77/100

    RELEASE DATE: March 28th, 2014

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  • Nullpunkt

    DIRECTOR: Mihkel Ulk
    CAST: Märt Pius Tambet Tuisk Brigitte Susanne Hunt

    A young boy is out of choices and looks forward to reform himself after his schoolmates abandon him as an outcast and his schizophrenic mother scares him out of the... Read more

    RATING: 75/100

    RELEASE DATE: December 12th, 2018

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  • Kertu

    DIRECTOR: Ilmar Raag
    CAST: Ursula Ratasepp Mait Malmsten Leila Säälik

    A beautiful girl, Kertu bears no special meaning of life as her domineering father has always paved the course for her but everything seems to change once she opens her... Read more

    RATING: 74/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 11th, 2013

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  • A Lady in Paris

    DIRECTOR: Ilmar Raag
    CAST: Jeanne Moreau Laine Mägi Patrick Pineau

    The story is a strange conflict of strangers; an old lady who years ago, immigrated to Paris from Estonia is provided a caretaker, Anne, from Estonia but the old lady... Read more

    RATING: 63/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 12th, 2012

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