Kadri Kõusaar's
Kadri (1980) is an Estonian writer, director and adventurer. Her media debut started at the age of 13 writing and drawing cartoons and comic strips for newspapers. She has since published numerous film, literature and music-related articles, as well as bestselling novels "Ego" (2001), "Free Rise" (2004) and “Alfa” (2011) in Estonia. She has also worked as a radio-DJ and TV-host, and has a university degree in Spanish language and literature. Her debut feature "Magnus"(2007), about a father trying to help his suicidal son, was the first Estonian film ever included at the official selection of Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard, 2007) and won main awards at Wiesbaden's “GoEast” and Prague's Febiofest. “The Arbiter” is Kadri's second feature.