07-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Dystopian Drama Memory of Water Shooting in Estonia

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TALLINN: Memory of Water, the adaptation of the eponymous bestseller by Emmi Itäranta, is currently shooting near Tallinn. The film directed by Saara Saarela is a Finnish/Estonian/German/Norwegian coproduction with a budget of 3.5 m EUR.

The shooting was supposed to start in spring 2020 but was postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Finland’s Bufo is producing in coproduction with Estonia’s Allfilm, Germany’s Pandora Film Produktion and Norway’s Mer Film.

The premiere is set for 2021.

Production Information:

Producer:
Bufo (Finland)

Coproducers:

Allfilm (Estonia)
www.allfilm.ee

Pandora Film Produktion (Germany)
Mer Film AS (Norway)

Credits:
Director: Saara Saarela
Scriptwriter: Ilja Rautsi
Cast: Saga Sarkola, Mimosa Willamo, Lauri Tilkanen, Pekka Strang, Minna Haapkyla, Kheba Touray, Lyydia Mora, Ulla Pirttijarvi