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117th Season (1987)

Title in Estonian: 117. hooaeg

Documentary Duration 19:33

117th Season

An emotional journey in space and time during the theatre season of 1986/1987 in Theatre Vanemuine. The 117th season began as usual with the conference of theatregoers where Kaarel Ird, the artistic director of the theatre who is about to retire, talks to the audience. A few months later there will be already his funeral ceremony at the theatre. Ago-Endrik Kerge, the leading director of the theatre, talks about the new situation for himself and for the theatre. Excerpts from various rehearsals and play "Time to arrive, time to leave" with Jaan Tooming and Helje Soosalu.

Director: Jaan Pihlak

Keywords: bonds beyond time | ballet rehearsals | construction site | manager's office | cleaner | actors in costumes | cultural luminaries | funeral of a person in the field of culture | stage design | stage director | View all »

Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Telefilm
Color color
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 19:33


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Director Jaan Pihlak
Screenwriter Õie Orav
Cinematographer Illis Vets
Composer Alo Mattiisen
Sound Designer Vambola Vällik
Editor Riina Sippol
Content Editor Aare Tiisväli
Managing Director Malli Vällik

Partners and Sponsors

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