Hüppajad (EE)

January 18, 2013


The Hoppers is an Estonian drama set in the 1910s and focuses on disturbing, new religious perspective of faith and the sacred love of a young couple.

August 1913. A boat bringing missionaries who call themselves Jesus’s Matchsticks lands on the island of Hiiumaa, inciting an explosive, religious awakening. Their followers’ eccentric and unbridled religious rites lead them to be called the Hoppers. At the same time, a Russian army platoon lands on Hiiumaa with a mission to fortify the empire’s Western border. Will the small, windy island become the frontline of the imperial war or the gateway to heaven? A storm is brewing…



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