In the Crosswind
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Festival in Media
Section: Baltic Countries
Country: Estonia 
Year: 2014

In the Crosswind

90 minutes/Black&white



In 1941, an Estonian woman and her young daughter struggle to find their way home after being deported to Siberia by the Soviet occupiers, in this dreamlike saga of survival inspired by a true story.


Director: Martti Helde

Screenplay: Martti Helde

Cinematographer: Erik Põllumaa

Editing: Liis Nimik

Music: Pärt Uusberg

Producer: Pille Rünk, Piret Tibbo-Hudgins



Laura Peterson, Mirt Preegel, Tarmo Song, Ingrid Isotamm, Einar Hillep




World sales:

Pluto Film



Martti Helde

Martti Helde was born on August 23, 1987 in Tallinn, Estonia. He is a director and writer, known for In the Crosswind (2014) and Superbia (2014).



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2014 In the Crosswind