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The Flower of Sun (2011)

Original title: Päikeselill

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Documentary Duration 26:31

Dutchman Piet Boerefijn who lives in Estonia has founded Estonian Food Bank that provides food for those in need - indigent families with many children, single parents, unemployed, people in need of help and in trouble. Piet's human essence is based on the feeling of justice, empathy and helpfulness. For his socially compassionate and judicious work, Piet has received orders both from the President of the Republic of Estonia and the Queen of the Netherlands. Piet has faced the reality of local life in every social layer. He has met top politicians as well as the poorest people in need; ...

Director: Jaanis Valk

Keywords: citizen of the year | helpers | people in need of help | enthusiasm | charity | Dutch | idealism | campaign | shopping centre | snowy parking lot in front of the shopping centre | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Rühm Pluss Null
Film Category Documentary, Observation
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 26:31


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Producer Erik Norkroos
Director Jaanis Valk
Screenwriter Jaanis Valk
Cinematographer Kullar Viimne | Erik Norkroos
Sound Designer Jaanis Valk
Content Editor Peep Puks

First releases

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  • on television: 14.12.2011, ETV, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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