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Snow Horse Whisperer (2007)

Original title: Lumehobuste peremees

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Documentary Duration 27:00

39-year-old Tanel was equipped with great skills in order to become either a good farmer or an artist until a serious intellectual disability - oligophrenia - took away the skills from him. Tanel Koppen is a childish and friendly man. His close ones are used to Tanel's wishes and behaviour that makes it safe to live for Tanel. Jaanus Kulli vistits Tanel both in summer and in winter; they discuss various subjects. When snow starts to melt, a new cattle will be born - the snow animals: horses, cows, geese and ducks. Tanel builds a new barn for his new ...

Director: Gerda Kordemets

Keywords: changing of seasons | discussion | surpassing oneself | different world view | illness | hayfield | riding a horse sleigh | horses | Midsummer's Day | bonfire on Midsummer's Eve | View all »

Photos and Galleries (8)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) F-Seitse
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 27:00

First releases

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  • in cinema: 20.11.2007, kino Sõprus (Tallinn), Estonia
  • on television: 12.12.2007, ETV, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, European Film Festival INTEGRATION YOU And ME (Koszalin, Poland), 2008

Partners and Sponsors

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