The Weight of All the Beauty


Süda Sõrve Sääres

Short Doc / 24 min / Color

“The Weight of All the Beauty” is a thriller like documentary about men who are so full of beauty, love and vitality that it can kill. These men lived in Põdra village between sea and forest where the only one to share your life with is a bottle demon - Vodka Spirit. The only survivor Villi tells us the stories of his four friends and how they ended up being tricked by the Vodka Spirit. Villi takes us on a journey through the village, where the houses of his friends and the protective old trees live on as if nothing had happened. So, if everyone else is dead, how is Villi still alive?
Cast: Viljar Aadussoo 

Director/Writer: Eeva Mägi
Cinematographer: Mattias Veermets

Editor: Jette Keedus
Sound designer and Composer: Tanel Kadalipp
Producer/Script editor: Liis Nimik 



World Premiere: 2019 DocPoint Tallinn / Young Filmmaker Award for Eeva Mägi

AWARDS:
Pärnu International Documentary Film Festival 2019 / Winner of “Best Estonian Documentary” award
Melbourne International Film Festival 2020 / ACADEMY AWARD Qualifying Abercrombie & Kent award for Best Documentary
 
OFFICIAL SELECTION:
Galway Film Fleadh 2019
DOK Leipzig 2019
PÖFF Shorts 2019