Just Film 2021

World premiere

Tree of Eternal Love

Local title
Kiik, kirves ja igavese armastuse puu
Title in Russian
Дерево вечной любви
Director
Meel Paliale
Country
Estonia
Year
2021
Festival
21st Youth and Children's Film Festival
Programme
Youth Competition
Genre
comedy

Kiik, a young car mechanic stuck between the gears of life, finds out that his girlfriend's heart has been won over by a new handsome man. To get rid of the pain haunting his soul, Kiik asks his filmmaker best friend to join the adventure, with the final clause to cut down the tree of eternal love. The journey to the mystical tree becomes thorny, intriguing and criminal.

“Tree of Eternal Love” is a humor-spiced debut feature film by new generation filmmakers from Estonia - Meel Paliale and Urmet Piiling.

Director
Meel Paliale
Screenwriter
Meel Paliale, Urmet Piiling
Cast
Urmet Piiling, Herman Pihlak, Marko Matvere, Andrus Vaarik, Jan Uuspõld, Egon Nuter, Mihkel Raud, Franz Malmsten, Hanna-Ly Aavik, Pirte Laura Lember, Toomas Tross, Valter Uusberg, Raivo Hein
Producer
Rain Rannu, Tõnu Hiielaid
DoP
Markus Mikk
Production designer
Urmet Piiling, Meel Paliale
Editor
Meel Paliale
Sound
Breth Bachmann, Joonas Taimla
Production
Tallifornia
Distributor
Estonian Theatrical Distribution OÜ
World sales
Tallifornia
Runtime
Language
Estonian
Subtitles
English
Director
Meel Paliale

Meel Paliale on Tallinnas sündinud režissöör. Ta on enda pikaajalise loomingulise partneri Urmet Piilinguga teinud lühifilme juba dekaadi. Kiik, Kirves ja Igavese Armastuse Puu on nende esimene täispikk mängufilm.

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Screenings

Hall 2 Tallink Apollo Kino Solaris
Screening131101 / Kiik, kirves ja igavese armastuse puud
SubtitlesEnglish
Q&A guestsMarkus Mikk - DoP, Meel Paliale - Writer-Director, Urmet Piiling - Writer-Actor
Q&A duration
Screening duration
Trailer