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The young country of Estonia is dancing to the jazzy tune of the 1920s when, on December 1 1924, the capital Tallinn is overrun by members of the Comintern in an attempt to stage a Communist... See more »

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Tanel Rõuk
Liisi Koikson ...
Anna Rõuk
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General Põdder
Mait Malmsten ...
Lawyer Jaan
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Specialist
Carmen Mikiver ...
Elsa Kingissepp
Ain Lutsepp ...
Julius Saarepuu
Piret Kalda ...
Maret Saarepuu
Emil-Joosep Virkus ...
Joosep Saarepuu
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Zinovyev (as Jevgeni Knjazev)
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Kuusinen
Roman Kalkaev ...
Berzins (as Roman Kalkajev)
Tiit Sukk ...
Factory owner Indrek
Taavi Teplenkov ...
Veidesoo
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Officer
Priit Loog ...
Officer
Indrek Tarand ...
Officer
Juhan Ulfsak ...
Officer
Aarne Soro ...
Officer (as Arne Soro)
Rasmus Kaljujärv ...
Officer
Jaanus Mehikas ...
Officer
Priit Pedajas ...
General Unt
Nero Urke ...
Megaphone man Sarv
Nikolai Bentsler ...
Aleksei
Oleg Thartob ...
Rubert
Aivo Sadam ...
Ilmar
Andres Mähar ...
Mait
Alisa Jakobi ...
Leningrad Telegraphist
Kaili Närep ...
Prostitute
Peter Carter ...
British Diplomat
Terje Pennie ...
Komisjonipoe müüjanna
Claudia Shevtshenko ...
Lauljatar
Tõnn Lamp ...
Harald
Rain Simmul ...
Head of Intelligence Palo
Veljo Reinik ...
Cadet Laura
Margus Kruusvall ...
Cadet Hans
Andres Ots ...
Minister Kark
Mario Masing ...
Sõdurit - Kanger
Mihkel Hein ...
Sõdurit - Sepre
Simo Sepp ...
Sõdurit - Tulp
Theodor Tabor
Sten Karpov ...
Piirivalvur
Sean C. Pollock ...
Ajakirjanik
Rita Rätsep ...
Akeli naine
Ülle Toming ...
Põdderi naine (as Ülle Tomingas)
Feliks Kark ...
Volli
Anti Kobin ...
Eduard
Aimur Kruuse ...
Massajad - Abels
Tarmo Kask ...
Massajad
Raivo Mets ...
Massajad - Jüri Oviir
Oleg Rogatchov ...
Massajad - Vadim (as Oleg Rogatshov)
Jaak Arula
Kalev Õunapuu ...
Jaamaülem
Svetlana Doroshenko ...
Agitator - Svetlana
Ain Saviauk ...
Peapostkontori ülem
Maksim Demidov ...
Massajad - Aksenti Kirikal
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tiit Palu ...
Vahimees Õrn
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Sõjakooli mässaja (uncredited)
Riho Uibo ...
Sõjakooli mässaja (uncredited)

Directed by

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Asko Kase

Written by

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Lauri Vahtre ... (writer) &
Mihkel Ulman ... (writer)

Produced by

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Artur Talvik ... producer

Music by

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Sven Grünberg

Cinematography by

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Kjell Lagerroos

Film Editing by

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Tambet Tasuja

Editorial Department

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Joosep-Georg Järvemaa ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Silver Vahtre

Costume Design by

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Reet Aus

Makeup Department

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Mari Kriis ... assistant makeup artist
Tiina Leesik ... makeup designer
Kairit Nieländer ... makeup designer

Production Management

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Aet Laigu ... production manager
Evelin Penttilä ... location manager (as Evelin Soosaar-Penttilä)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Leana Jalukse ... second assistant director
Jouni Mutanen ... first assistant director
Ralf Siig ... third assistant director

Sound Department

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Gregg Barbanell ... foley artist
Sandy Berman ... sound librarian
Olger Bernadt ... sound equipment
Bill Clare ... dialogue editor
Jonathan Coomes ... additional sound effects
Adrienne Garofalo ... adr editor
Ronald Kelly ... post sound technical support
Todd MacKenzie ... re-recording mixer
Duncan Mathieson ... foley editor
John Richard Morris IV ... sound effects editor
Steve Neal ... lead sound designer
Rich Novak ... dialogue editor
Mart Otsa ... production mixer
Matthew Reale ... re-recording mixer
Steve Schatz ... re-recording mixer
Solange S. Schwalbe ... supervising sound editor
Lucy Sustar ... foley mixer
Tambet Tasuja ... post sound consultant

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Armin Altorf ... weapons expert
Enar Tarmo ... special effects

Stunts

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Roman Neso Laupmaa ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Simas Gricius ... electrician
Volmer Kliimand ... lighting technician
Venno Kornak ... lamp operator
Ville Penttilä ... gaffer
Maksim Podolski ... crane grip
Mart Ratassepp ... assistant camera
Karri Takala ... grip
Age Viks ... clapper (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Karin Martinson ... casting assistant

Location Management

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Evelin Penttilä ... location manager (as Evelin Soosaar)

Music Department

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Todd MacKenzie ... music editor

Transportation Department

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Evelin Penttilä ... transportation captain (as Evelin Soosaar)
Tõnis Tallermaa ... transport coordinator

Other crew

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Leana Jalukse ... story editor

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Distributors

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Special Effects

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

The young country of Estonia is dancing to the jazzy tune of the 1920s when, on December 1 1924, the capital Tallinn is overrun by members of the Comintern in an attempt to stage a Communist coup. The film follows the fates of a young soldier called Tanel and his wife, a telephone operator named Anna, amidst the ensuing chaos which determines whether the country remains independent or becomes a minor province in the Communist Empire. Written by nihilistening

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Also Known As
  • Kohv ja kalliskivid (Estonia)
  • Mässufilm (Estonia)
  • December Heat (Europe, English title)
  • December Heat (World-wide, English title)
  • Декабрьская жара (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 92 min
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Box Office

Budget EEK24,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend Estonia $52,805, 19 Oct 2008

Did You Know?

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Trivia Estonia's official submission to 82nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2010. See more »
Goofs In real life, General Ernst Põdder had mustache. See more »
Soundtracks Detsembrikuumus See more »
Quotes Tanel Rõuk: How many Russians are over there?
Aleksei: Excuse me, I am Russian. Over there are communists.
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