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Ten patriotic speeches (2007)

Original title: Kümme isamaa kõnet

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Documentary Duration 58:38

Ten patriotic speeches

Ants Paju is about to fulfill his long-time dream to erect a statue of plowing Kalevipoeg in memory of all farmers and for uniting Estonian people with their country and the past. The monumental sculpture on the 127th kilometre on Tallinn-Tartu road is Ants's gift to his fatherland and his nation. On one hand, the documentary is a portrait of a man who fulfills his dream, on the other hand the film generalizes the difficulties of carrying out such a monumental project. Ants Paju's exuberant energy has attracted numerous donators, people from the field of culture and loca government, sportsmen ...

Director: Valentin Kuik

Keywords: donators | organizing an opening event | briskness | self-accomplishment | enterprising person | carrying out a plan | patriotic pathos | dislocation of a statue | transporting a statue on a road | cultural memory | View all »

Photos and Galleries (12)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) F-Seitse
Sound sound
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 58:38


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Producer Reet Sokmann
Director Valentin Kuik
Screenwriter Valentin Kuik
Cinematographer Arvo Vilu | Priit Vehm
Sound Designer Mart Kessel-Otsa
Editor Kadri Kanter

First releases

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  • at other places: 12.08.2007, Põltsamaa, Paide, Estonia
  • on television: 17.08.2007, ETV, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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