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Release Year: 2017

Rating: 7.2/10 ( voted)

Critic's Score: /100

Director: Rainer Sarnet

Stars: Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Arvo Kukumägi

"November" is based on Estonian novel "Rehepapp" by Andrus Kivirähk, a bestseller of the last twenty years. The film is a mixture of magic, black humor and romantic love. The story is set in a pagan Estonian village where werewolves, the plague, and spirits roam. The villagers' main problem is how to survive the cold, dark winter. And, to that aim, nothing is taboo. People steal from each other, from their German manor lords, and from spirits, the devil, and Christ. To guard their souls, they'll give them away to thieving creatures made of wood and metal called kratts, who help their masters by stealing more. They steal even if their barns are already overflowing. Stealing is an obsession that makes the villagers more and more like the soulless creatures they command, the kratts. The main character of the film is a young farm girl named Liina who is hopelessly and forlornly in love with a village boy named Hans. Her longing makes the girl become a werewolf and jump into an ice-cold ...

Writers: Andrus Kivirähk, Rainer Sarnet, Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Arvo Kukumägi, Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Arvo Kukumägi, Katariina Unt, Taavi Eelmaa, Heino Kalm, Meelis Rämmeld, Dieter Laser, Jette Loona Hermanis, Jaan Tooming, Klara Eighorn, Ene Pappel, Ernst Lillemets, Sepa Tom, Tiina Keeman, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Rea Lest - Liina
Jörgen Liik - Hans
Arvo Kukumägi - Rein
Katariina Unt - Luise
Taavi Eelmaa - Ints
Heino Kalm - Sander
Meelis Rämmeld - Jaan
Dieter Laser - Baron
Jette Loona Hermanis - Baroness
Jaan Tooming - Devil
Klara Eighorn - Witch
Ene Pappel - Imbi
Ernst Lillemets - Ärni
Sepa Tom - Endel
Tiina Keeman - Rosalie


Official Website: facebook page

Country: Estonia, Netherlands, Poland

Language: Estonian, German

Release Date: 3 Jan 2017

Filming Locations: Estonia

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