This movie is

A bittersweet, compelling coming of age story about hope, family relationships, and love for people, searching for a better future.


Bittersweet coming-of-age story set against the waning years of the USSR, in Leningrad in an idealised Soviet town in Estonia (secret radiation facility included). Young Johannes, is raised by eccentric grandparents whilst his single political activist mother seeks a better life abroad. The family must unite in their adventure to navigate the turbulent and insecure times and survive no matter how absurd the social and political restrictions may seem.

Original Title

Nägemiseni NSVL


Lauri Randla


Estonia, Finland


Elen Lotman


Andres Hallik, Leo Liesvirta


Misha Jaari, Mark Lwoff, Peeter Urbla

Maturity rating

U/A 7+