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Heino Eller - Quinta Essentia (2013)

Original title: Heino Eller. Quinta Essentia

Documentary Duration 88:45

Heino Eller - Quinta Essentia

The biographical documentary about the renowned composer and lecturer Heino Eller also serves as a part of cultural history of Estonia. While following the story, we experience the most dramatic and cheerful moments of his life and Estonian history.

Director: Dorian Supin

Keywords: loss of a spouse | historical overview | Estonian luminaries | life in Soviet Estonia | life in the Republic of Estonia | goodness | developing story of a composer | composers | musical work | Holocaust | View all »

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Videos (1)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) F-Seitse
Film Category Documentary, Portrait, Music Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian
Subtitles English
Duration 88:45


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Producer Reet Sokmann
Director Dorian Supin
Screenwriter Dorian Supin
Cinematographer Arvo Vilu | Dorian Supin
Sound Designer Mart Kessel-Otsa | Ants Andreas
Editor Marju Juhkum | Kadri Kanter | Avo Kokmann

First releases

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  • at other places: 22.01.2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonia
  • in cinema: 1.03.2013, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: 7.03.2013, ETV, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Annual Award of AV Division of Estonian Cultural Endowment (Estonia), 2013, Mission Prize: Dorian Supin - for sensitive preservation of Estonian cultural history

Partners and Sponsors

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