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The Last Relic

1969, Feature film

The historical-romantic adventure film directed by Grigory Romanov is based on the characters and motifs from the story "Prince Gabriel or the Last...

The Sunny Kids

1991, Feature film

The symbolistic drama directed by Jüri Sillart is telling the story about the spring of young graduates in a small town of Estonia at the end of...

Heart of the Bear

2001, Feature film

The romantic drama directed by Arvo Iho is based on the novel "The Heart of the Bear" by Nikolai Baturin and tells about a young hunter Niika who...

I am not a Tourist, I Live Here

1988, Feature film

The events of the film directed by Peeter Urbla take place in precapitalist Tallinn, among people who try to find their hearth and home.

The Stone of Blood

1972, Feature film

The adventure film directed by Madis Ojamaa is based on a historical fact from the "Livonian Chronicles" by Balthasar Russow, telling about the...

Most viewed people

Olav Neuland

29.04.1947 - 21.05.2005

Madis Ojamaa

30.03.1937 - 19.08.1987

Grigori Kromanov

08.03.1926 - 18.07.1984

Elmo Lööve

15.01.1941

Herbert Rappaport

07.07.1908 - 05.09.1983

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  • Welcome to the Estonian Film Database

    12.12.2012

    The first Estonian film was shot and released in 1912. This web-based filmography, opened at the end of 2012, covers most of the works made during one hundred years of film production in Estonia. The database is maintained by NGO Estonian Film Database (Project Manager Reet Sokmann, Editor-in-Chief Hagi Shein). During the first stage of development full entries of all feature films produced during 100 years and also film chronicles for the period 1912-1940 were completed. The database will be fully elaborated during 2013-2017, but already now the basic information about 15 000 films and newsreels, 6000 filmmakers and more than 200 Estonian film production companies is made available. Database is translated into English on a constant basis.

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Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

The database is maintained by NGO Estonian Film Database and was opened to the public on 12.12.2012. It will be fully developed during 2013-2017, but already now the basic information about 15 000 films, 9000 filmmakers and more than 200 Estonian film production companies is made available. Database is translated into English on a constant basis. See more thorough overview

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