Melchior the Apothecary: The Executioner’s Daughter – Elmo Nüganen – 93’ (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany)
March 4 • 7:15pm • Room 1
Melchior receives in his house a wounded man who, he thinks, someone is trying to kill. Carrying on with his mission to help the local sheriff, he has to discover those who oppress the town while protecting the woman he loves and neutralize the Inquisition.
The trilogy “Melchior” (2022) includes three independent features by this renowned stage director, artistic director of the Tallinn City Theatre and one of the most prestigious in Estonia, especially known for his work with the great classics. As a film director, he is known for the features “Names in Marble” (2013), “Mushrooming” (2012), “Purge” (2012) e “1944” (2015), Estonian submission to the Oscars. With the “Melchior Trilogy” he continues his theme of historic films based on best-selling and internationally acclaimed novels by Indrek Hargla. As an actor, he participated in “Tangerines” (2013), a Golden Globe and an Academy Best Foreign Language film nominee.
Título Original: Melchior/ País: Estónia/ Realização: Elmo Nüganen / Ano: 2022/ Argumento: Indrek Hargla, Olle Mirme, : Elmo Nüganen / Actores: Märten Metsavir, Maarja Johanna Mägi, Alo Korve / Contacto:Taska Film, Tallinn / Duração: 100’+90’+93′