November

November

Directed by Rainer Sarnet

In this folktale of love and survival in 19th century Estonia, peasant girl Liina longs for village boy Hans, but Hans is inexplicably infatuated by the visiting German baroness that possesses all that he longs for. For Liina, winning Hans’ requited love proves incredibly complicated in this dark, harsh landscape where spirits, werewolves, plagues, and the devil himself converge, where thievery is rampant, and where souls are highly regarded, but come quite cheap. With alluring black and white cinematography, Rainer Sarnet vividly captures these motley lives as they toil to exist—is existence worth anything if it lacks a soul?

Spirits, werewolves, plagues and the devil converge in this spellbinding folktale.

Cast: Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Arvo Kukumägi, Katariina Unt, Taavi Eelmaa

Member Reviews

I have been witness to many other tales of sin and wretchedness told as if they were works of art. They tempt you with promises and steal your time, leaving you wishing you had made better choices. This tale is no different. So sad, really. Without any redeeming value, what is left but loss?

WOLFIEWOLFMAN
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2 days ago

wtf did i just almost watch?! a big nope from this viewer. Like another person said it's like "Shakespeare on acid!" I switched it off after only 20 long minutes I'll never get back.

Goddessofhorror
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24 days ago

wtf did i just almost watch?! a big nope from this viewer. Like another person said it's like "Shakespeare on acid!" I switched it off after only 20 long minutes I'll never get back.

Goddessofhorror
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24 days ago

Stark and stunning, brutal in its strangeness. This movie checks everything on my list.

granolagirl
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25 days ago

A little disorienting, but absolutely stunning and inventive. I would happily watch it again.

bito4
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a month ago