A film about the loneliness, despair and hope of six people who all live in a bleak Soviet-era apartment complex in Tallinn, Estonia.

Autumn Ball is a 2007 Estonian drama film directed by Veiko Õunpuu, adapted from Mati Unt's 1979 novel of the same name. The film depicts six desolate people of different yet similar fates in characteristically Soviet pre-fabricated housing units. It premiered at the 64th Venice International Film Festival, where it won the Horizon Award.

Critic Reviews

'Emboldened by alcohol and steeped in despair, the characters in Sugisball lunge for love but would settle for understanding.'


Bratislava International Film Festival 2007 Winner Best Director

Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival 2007 Winner Special Critics Award

Nika Awards 2009 Nominee Nika Best Film of the CIS and Baltics

Transilvania International Film Festival 2008 Winner Best Cinematography

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