Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, Published: June 3, 2009
Emboldened by alcohol and steeped in despair, the characters in “Sügisball” lunge for love but would settle for understanding. There’s precious little of either, it seems, in Soviet-era Estonia, a setting that the Estonian writer and director, Veiko Õunpuu, exploits with a sophisticated eye and a cool intelligence.
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Going Down in Estonia: Alienation Frozen in Place