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A View from the Mountain (2007)

Original title: Vaade mäelt

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Documentary Duration 52:10

One of the main characters of The Power of the Hill is the village of Salla, population 150, with its own school, ploughed fields and well-maintained homes. This place reflects the culture of the rural folk of Estonia and their everyday activities. The other main character is tourism businessman and village activist Hando Kuntro. In this film, the viewer sees the story lines of the two main characters proceeding in parallel. On the one hand, life in the village of Salla: how new people have come to live in this little village, how Shrovetide or Christmas are celebrated, and how ...

Director: Edvard Oja

Keywords: gardening work | activity | construction work | enterprisingness | business | guide | visiting a grave | drunkards | drinking | Christmas party | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Lege Artis Film
Film Category Documentary, Observation
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 52:10


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Producer Enda Lehtmets
Director Edvard Oja
Screenwriter Edvard Oja
Cinematographer Edvard Oja | Andres Sööt | Eve Ester
Sound Designer Ivo Felt
Editor Kersti Miilen
Content Editor Andres Sööt

First releases

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  • at other places: 22.12.2006, Tallinna Kinomaja, Estonia
  • at other places: 27.12.2006, Salla mõis (Lääne-Virumaa), Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm