Traitor
EVERY BETRAYAL NEEDS TRUST

In March 2004, when Estonia joins NATO and becomes a top target for the Russian intelligence, prompted by umbrage, an official at the Estonian Ministry of Defence turns into a Russian spy. Hereon begins a cat-and-mouse game between him and a determined young Estonian counterintelligence officer as they navigate the twists and turns of the action framed by challenges in both their personal lives. The stylish and thrilling six-part spy drama series is inspired by espionage scandals from Estonia’s recent history.  

Written by award-winning playwright and screenwriter Martin Algus (Best Screenwriter Award winner at Estonian Film and Television Awards 2019) and starring one of Estonia’s most prolific actors- Tambet Tuisk (The Little Comrade, O2, Zero Point, The Poll Diaries), who won the Best Male Lead Award at the Estonian Film and Television Awards 2020 for Traitor.

  • Premiered at Tallinn’s Black Nights Film Festival in November 2019
  • Showcased as part of Serial Killer’s festival program at Berlinale Film Festival 2020
  • Won Special Jury mention at Serial Killer Festival official program 2020
  • Selected to the competition program of Prix Europe 2020
  • Tambet Tuisk, won Best Actor at EFTA (Estonian Film and TV Awards) 2020
  • Nominated to Best TV drama at EFTA (Estonian Film and TV Awards) 2020


IMDB: Reetur 

Original Title : Reetur
Genre : Spy Thriller
Quality : HD
Production Year : 2020
Run Time : 6 x 58'
Language : Estonian
MEDIA REVIEW

Like Christopher Nolan's hit film Tenet, there is no point in letting your attention wander while watching Traitor. What makes Traitor stand out is sound. The actors can be heard surprisingly clearly and at the same time the background music created by Mick Pedaja will not be lost. Ergo Kuld, who seems to be pulling on complex and psychological material as a director, is the new Nolan - just give him more money to blow up a plane and shut down Laagna Road for the whole summer, and this man may end up being better than Nolan.

Kátrin Páuts - Ohtuleht

MEDIA REVIEW

Decisions are not made immediately, but Vint is given space and time to consider his choices. It is always a good sign when a spy story character makes mistakes and difficult choices, so he is not a one-dimensional cartoon hero.

Toomás Sildám - ERR News

MEDIA REVIEW

The time spent watching Traitor is well spent and flies fast. In the end, you hope that maybe the first six parts won't be the last and the next season will come.

Tuomo Yrttiáho - Helsingin Sanomat

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