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The Firewater (1994)

Tulivesi (original title)
Towards the end of the 1920s the Finnish goverment introduced a twelve year long ban on alcohol. This resulted in very lively and profitable spirit smuggling from Estonia to Finland. This ... See full summary »

Director:

Hardi Volmer

Writers:

Kaarel Kilvet (idea), Juhan Saar (idea) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Epp Eespäev Epp Eespäev ... Hilda
Erik Ruus Erik Ruus ... Eerik
Jaan Tätte Jaan Tätte ... Aleks
Ain Lutsepp ... Nymann
Lembit Ulfsak ... Tui
Tõnu Kark ... Julius
Raivo Mets Raivo Mets ... Mart
Eduard Toman Eduard Toman ... Einari
Marko Matvere ... Pilli-Villu
Eve Kivi ... Lulu
Arvo Kukumägi ... Türgi Joss
Janika Piibemaa Janika Piibemaa ... Tui's secretary
Enn Kraam Enn Kraam ... Eerik's father
Tõnu Aav Tõnu Aav ... Chief of Border Guard
Tarmo Adson Tarmo Adson
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Storyline

Towards the end of the 1920s the Finnish goverment introduced a twelve year long ban on alcohol. This resulted in very lively and profitable spirit smuggling from Estonia to Finland. This was risky business, where human life was of little worth. Tulivesi is a film set in this time. Eerik, a young man, does his best to make money out from the Finnish ban on spirits. His dream is to buy a boat with the money he makes. He is confronted by the honest Aleks, the new head of customs at the border checkpoint. Aleks is deadly serious about stopping the spirit smuggling. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

Estonia

Language:

Estonian | Finnish | Swedish

Release Date:

14 April 1994 (Estonia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Firewater See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Faama Film, Tallinnfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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