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    Melchior the Apothecary

    Directed by Elmo Nüganen
    Estonia/Latvia/Lithuania/Germany | 98 minutes | World Cinema Now

From the director of 1944 (PSIFF 2016) comes this offbeat crime thriller set in medieval Tallinn. In addition to his skill in diagnosing illnesses and concocting medications, the handsome young apothecary Melchior has a knack for solving grisly murders.

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Director: Elmo Nüganen
Producers: Kristian Taska, Esko Rips, Armin Karu, Tanel Tatter, Veiko Esken
Screenwriter: Olle Mirme, Elmo Nüganen
Cinematographers: Mihkel Soe
Editor: Marion Koppel
Music: Liina Sumera
Cast: Märten Metsaviir, Maarja Johanna Mägi, Alo Kõrve
Original Language Title: Apteeker Melchior
Country: Estonia/Latvia/Lithuania/Germany
Language: In Estonian with English subtitles
Year: 2022
Running Time: 98 minutes
Director Filmography: 1944 (2015), Names Engraved in Marble (2002)
Awards: Best Cinematography & Best Editing, Screamfest Horror Film Festival
Primary Company: Taska Film

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