Cherry Tobacco / Kirsitubakas
Estonia 2014

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directed by Andres Maimik & Katrin Maimik, romance/comedy, 93 min, eng subtitles written by Andres Maimik & Katrin Maimik
with Maris Nõlvak, Gert Raudsep, Maarja Jakobson, Anne Reeman

Cherry Tobacco is a drama about falling in love for the first time. Laura is a small town 17-year old girl who is constantly bored. Her mother gets on her nerves, boys her age are stupid, and everything seems sooo childish. One day Laura’s lively friend Merit asks her to join a hike to a bog led by a middle-aged nature-lover called Joosep. The beginning of the trip is anything but promising: the relationship between the reserved girl and the outgoing Joosep, who tries to impress the hiking party with his hill- billy style and bizarre rituals, becomes tense. Much to her own surprise, Laura discovers that as the hike continues she is drawn to the rugged charm of Joosep. As the adventure comes to its irrefutable end, Laura has to decide whether the relationship with an older man is just a bump in the winding road towards womanhood or whether it is actually her very first love.

Festivals
Karlovy Vary IFF 2014 (East of the West competition)

With the support of the Estonian Embassy in Brussels

Cherry Tobacco est l'histoire d'un premier amour et une célébration de la jeunesse. Laura, une jeune fille de 17 ans, participe à une randonnée dans les marais dirigée par Joosep - un amateur de la nature un peu particulier, qui, lui, est entre deux âges. Laura, à sa grande surprise, commence peu à peu à avoir des sentiments pour lui. Une passion forte mais interdite naît et Laura doit faire face à son premier éclat de sentiments amoureux. 

Festivals
Karlovy Vary IFF 2014 (East of the West competition)

Avec le soutien de l'Ambassade de l'Estonie à Bruxelles

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