Goodbye Soviet Union!
Comedy Drama / Dir Lauri Randla / Estonia / 2020
“Randla doesn't need to try very hard, or indeed go very far, to be very funny" CINEUROPA
“With shades of youth classics … Goodbye Soviet Union ups the stakes!" DMOVIES
Bittersweet coming-of-age story set against the waning years of the USSR, in Leningrad 3 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.