In this short film, a man enters a forest where dilapidated houses hold stories of his past of vitality and loneliness with three friends who have died. The question is, how is he still alive?
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The Weight of All The Beauty. The hidden stories of an Estonian forest
The Weight of All the Beauty depicts men who are so full of beauty, love, and vitality, yet so lonely at the same time. The men lived in a village between sea and forest where the only thing to play with is a bottle demon called Vodka Spirit.
Only Villi survived, and he tells us the stories of his four friends - Urmas, Kalju, Heints and Väints - and how the Vodka Spirit tricked them. As Villi takes us through the village, he shows us the houses of his friends and the old trees that protect them. But, how can Villi still be alive if everyone else has died?