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Playground

Country
Estonia
Language
Estonian
Genre
crime drama, comedy
Synopsis

Newly parents Maria and Ott move to an idyllic neighbourhood to turn a new page. Maria’s debut film was a flop and she wants to focus on home life. But being a stay-at-home mom whose days center around playgrounds just frustrates her more. One day at the playground she notices a woman in a basement window and becomes convinced she is imprisoned. Her fervour quickly captivates a few other frustrated parents, and soon a posse of would-be detectives who prefer to solve the “case” rather than deal with their personal crises is formed. Only Ott is left out, forced to confront his past.

Directors note

Doris Tääker graduated from BFM Tallinn University and Kino Eyes Movie Master MD programme and her graduation short film Andros (2019) won numerous awards at international film festivals including Best Student Film award at Encounters Film Festival. Her debute TV-series Alo was nominated as best TV-series at EFTA in 2020.

Production company and producer:
Riina Sildos established Amrion Production in 2003 to produce documentaries, feature films and animation feature films. Amrion developed award-winning TV-drama The Class. Life After (2010) , worked as service producer on TV drama series: Christmas Calendar (2015) and co-produced Bordertown 2nd season (2018). Together with Helsinki-filmi OY from Finland Amrion developed psychological drama ID which is in pre-production stage. Her latest productions in 2021 include „Compartment no 6“ winning Cannes FF Grand Prix`.

Original title
Mänguväljak
Budget
440000 €
Financed
60000 €
Looking for
financiers, broadcasters, sales
Number of seasons
1
Number of episodes
7
Episode duration
30
Director
Doris Tääker
Screenwriter
Andris Feldmanis, Livia Ulman
Producer
Riina Sildos
Production
Amrion OÜ
Contact name
Riina Sildos - Producer, CEO
Contact email
info@amrion.ee
Contact web
http://www.amrion.ee/
Contact address
Amrion, Nurme 45, 11621 Tallinn, Estonia
Andris Feldmanis
Screenwriter
Andris Feldmanis

Andris Feldmanis is a screenwriter living and working in Tallinn. He usually write with his partner Livia Ulman. Their first full-length feature film as screenwriters was *Pretenders* (2016) directed by Vallo Toomla which premiered at the San Sebastian film festival and won the award for the best screenplay at Estonian Film and Television Awards. In addition to films, TV-series, and short stories, Andris written a novel *The Last Thousand Years*, which won the Betti Alver award for best debut novel. He is also a screenwriting lecturer at Tallinn University.

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