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  • Venturous Curves
    Venturous Curves

    Original title: Vallatud kurvid

    1959 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Juli Kun, Kaljo Kiisk

    The first Estonian wide-screen feature film directed by Juli Kun and Kaljo Kiisk is a pure situation comedy where twin sisters (both roles played by Terje Luik) are in the middle of passionate adventures during a motorbike competition.

  • 1956 | Students film, Short | Director: Virve Reiman

  • 1956 | Students film, Short | Director: Igor Jeltsov

  • 1955 | Students film, Short | Director: Oleg Lentsius

  • 1931 | Feature film, Short | Director:

  • Bear Hunt
    Bear Hunt

    Original title: Pühapäevakütid

    1930 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Balduin Kusbock

    The burlesque directed by Balduin Kusbock depicts the funny happenings of a naive priest and an ebrious sacristan during a bear hunt in Estonian winter.

  • The Good Soldier Joosep Toots
    The Good Soldier Joosep Toots

    Original title: Vahva sõdur Joosep Toots

    1930 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Theodor Luts, Arnold Vaino

    The silent film directed by Theodor Luts is a comedy about the funny episodes in the life of a simple farm boy Joosep Toots, interwoven by numerous documentary scenes of Estonian defence forces.

  • 1929 | Feature film, Short | Director: John Loop, Konstantin Märska

  • 1924 | Feature film, Short | Director: Konstantin Märska

  • 1923 | Feature film, Short | Director: Fjodor Ljubovski

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