TALLINN: Director Kaur Kokk finished the principal shooting of his debut feature The Riddle of Jaan Niemand in June 2017. The film, produced by Homeless Bob Production, is one of the five full-length features being made in honour of the 100th Anniversary of the Republic of Estonia.
The Riddle of Jaan Niemand is financed by the Estonian Film Institute and Creative Europe MEDIA. The budget of the project is 1.3 m EUR. The film is set to premiere in October 2018.
The Riddle of Jaan Niemand is a drama with some elements of mystery. The story is inspired by the bleak times after the Great Northern War. For years, the people have been oppressed by war, death, famine and the plague. The main character is Jaan, a man found on the beach. Jaan doesn’t remember his past and is taken to live with the baron of the local manor house. As time passes, hints about the secretive past and actions of this mysterious stranger start to crop up.
Director: Kaur KokkScriptwriter: Kaur KokkProducer: Katrin KissaDoP: Mart TanielCast: Meelis Rämmeld, Andres Lepik, Peeter Volkonski, Pääru Oja