World Perspectives / UK premiere

Mushrooming (Seenelkäik)

  • Toomas Hussar /
  • Estonia /
  • 2012 /
  • 93 mins

Raivo E Tamm, Elina Reinold, Juhan Ulfsak, Üllar Saaremäe, Hendrik Toompere Jr, Hilje Murel / Fiction / Estonian

A wild satire of media-driven post-Soviet politics.

On the eve of a scheduled appearance on an idiotic game show, and bothered by a reporter inquiring into his travel expenses, Estonian MP Aadu goes with his wife to pick mushrooms in the countryside. What starts out as a bucolic day trip turns into a comic nightmare as Aadu and his wife give a lift to a stranded rock star, then proceed to get lost in the woods, where they encounter some of their society’s stranger outcasts.

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