"The Spy And The Poet" 2016

The Spy And The Poet

Nobody knows what anybody knows.

Lonely secret service officer Gustav meets a mysterious gypsy woman. It soon comes clear that it is a trap set by the Russian intelligence. Gustav is ordered to continue the relationship to get a better understanding of the enemy’s plans. Unfortunately, Gustav finds himself struggling with the task, as he is falling in love with the enemy. Is there a way out of this situation?

World premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in July 2016.

Director & Screenwriter:
Toomas Hussar
Rein Kotov
Production design:
Kristina Lõuk
Tambet Tasuja
Ivo Felt
Jan Uuspõld, Lana Vatsel, Rain Tolk
Feature / HD / DCP / 5.1
Domestic release date September, 2016

“The Spy And The Poet” festivals:

  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016, Czech Republic
  • Arras Film Festival 2016, France
  • Northern Film Festival 2016, Netherlands





  • International Film Festival Mannheim – Heidelberg 2016, Germany
  • Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2016, Estonia
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival 2017, USA


"The Spy And The Poet" 2016