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Always is always (2012)

Original title: Alati on alati

Documentary Duration 51:00


Poetical documentary about Jaan Paavle (1940-2010), an artist of Southern temperament who has been a scandalous Estonian poet and performance artist for several decades. Jaan is making preparations for his 70th birthday exhibition titled "Always is always", is working with his last painting and is dreaming about having his own studio. How is artwork born and what is the artist's essence? Through the discussions of the protagonist and his friend Leo we can learn about their philosophy of life. While getting involved in somewhat comical and unexpected situations, they interpret the world in a completely different way than an average man.

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