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MANG SHAN

Yang LI

Country : China, Hong kong

MAGNUS
Un Certain Regard First film

MAGNUS

Directed by : Kadri KÕUSAAR

Year of production : 2007 Country : ESTONIA, UNITED KINGDOM Length : 86 minutes

Synopsis

Magnus is a sensitive boy from a family where no-one really cares about him. His parents consider that given food and shelter, their children will just grow up on their own. As a child Magnus suffers from a potentially fatal lung disease and he plays bizarre games to cheat death. Ten years later modern medicine has cured the disease, but Magnus' death wish continues. After his second attempt to take his own life his father's conscience finally awakens. He tries to convince his son to go on living sharing his own unorthodox lifestyle. An uneasy and sometimes humorous relationship develops between Magnus and his father, leading to an unexpected conclusion...

Credits

Kadri KÕUSAAR - Director

Kadri KÕUSAAR - Script / Dialogue

Pawel SOBCZYK - Cinematography

Leen VÕRNO - Set decorator

SET FIRE TO FLAMES - Music

Kaspar KALLAS - Film Editor

Horret KUUS - Sound

Olger BERNADT - Sound

Casting

Marika KOROLEV - Psychiatrist

Kerli TOIM - Sister

Merle JÄÄGER - Mother

Anu AAREMÄE - Girl in the Hospital

Kristjan KASEARU - Magnus

Mart LAISK - Father

Film poster © DR

Press news

Contacts

Production

DONUS FILMS LIMITED - 27 Larkhall Rise London SW4 6HU United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM - T: +447970551948 - www.magnusfilm.com

OÜ VITAMIN K FILM - ESTONIA

French press

CINÉ-SUD PROMOTION - T: +33 (0)1 44 54 54 77 - www.cinesudpromotion.com - CLAIRE VIROULAUD - clairecinesud@noos.fr

International press

PREMIER PUBLIC RELATIONS - T: 44 207 494 3478 - www.premierpr.com - P.GODWIN-AUSTEN/JONATHAN PEAKE/R.GOODWIN - pamela@premierpr.net, jonathan.peake@premierpr.com

International sales

Un Certain Regard Released on Kadri KÕUSAAR

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