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Young Andres settles in a new farm. With rose-tinted lenses, he sets out to transform the farm into a prosperous paradise. But life isn't always fair.Subscribe Now
Young Andres settles in a new farm. With rose-tinted lenses, he sets out to transform the farm into a prosperous paradise – all he needs is a healthy harvest, cooperative neighbours and a male heir. But, life turns out to be cruel and treacherous.
Official Oscar shortlist and Estonia's Oscar submission.
Official submission of Estonia for the 'Best International Feature Film' category.
Winner of the Best Movie of the Year
"...a record-breaking box office blockbuster domestically, Estonia's official submission in the best international feature film Oscar race jumped onto the Academy shortlist..."
..."a handsome family saga painted on a grand historical canvas..."
"A respectful, well-made literary adaptation."
It is the most-watched film in Estonian cinemas since Estonia regained its independence in 1991.
The film is an adaptation of the first volume of the 1926–1933 social epic pentalogy of the same name by Estonian author A. H. Tammsaare.
The time period, when the events are happening, is 24 years.