Erik, an 11-year-old boy, believes his heart is made of stone. When his family moves to an inherited villa, he meets Maria and her father, who are facing eviction. Maria hatches a plan to bring back her missing mother and save their home. Together, Erik and Maria embark on a magical journey to the In-Between-World.
Estonian dialogue, with Arabic & English subtitle
2022 (Middle East Premiere)
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Ilmar Raag was born in 1968, and he is an Estonian writer, director, and filmmaker. He is best known for his highly successful film "Class" (2007), which was distributed to 91 countries, received a national Oscar nomination, and won 25 awards from 70 festivals. The film also inspired a successful TV series. Other notable works include "Une Estonienne à Paris" (2012), "Kertu. Love is Blind" (2013), and "I Won't Come Back" (2014). Ilmar holds an MA in screenwriting from Ohio University and has a background as an expert for EURIMAGES and Media Plus. He has also served as a board member of the Estonian Film Foundation and worked as a professor at Tartu University. Ilmar is a renowned columnist, lecturer, and media consultant.