December Heat

December Heat (Estonian: Detsembrikuumus) is a 2008 historic action drama film about the 1924 Estonian coup d'état attempt directed by Asko Kase and starring Sergo Vares and Liisi Koikson.

December Heat
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Directed byAsko Kase
Written byMihkel Ulman
Lauri Vahtre
Produced byArtur Talvik
StarringSergo Vares
Liisi Koikson
Tõnu Kark
Mait Malmsten
Tambet Tuisk
Carmen Mikiver
Ain Lutsepp
CinematographyKjell Lagerroos
Edited byTambet Tasuja
Distributed byRuut Pictures
Release date
  • 16 October 2008 (2008-10-16)
Running time
100 minutes


"December 1924. It's only a matter of minutes whether Estonian young independence continues to exist or we become a province with minor importance of big communist Russia. Independence which seems so self-evident today depends at that moment on couple of random coincidences."[1]


Historic people


Actual conscripts from Tallinn's Guard Battalion were used to play the part of the mass-up soldiers.

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Detsembrikuumus". Retrieved 2010-01-01.

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