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Life on the Mother River (2015)

Original title: Emajõe veemaailm

Documentary Duration 56:47

The River Emajõgi forms a powerful water world hiding an ancient life. Little Aleksander together with his filmmaker father Remek Meel discovers Alam-Pedja nature reserve and the secrets of its enchanting world. Father and son get acquainted with the hidden life of eagles, beavers, otters, waxwings, great snipes, ravens, penduline tits and Ural owls.

Director: Remek Meel

Keywords: changing of seasons | river basin of the River Emajõgi | making films | filming | filming from a hidden cabin | rednecked grebes | rare bird species | Ural owl | young Ural owls | father-son relationship | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Vesilind
Film Category Documentary, Nature
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Voiceower Estonian
Subtitles English, Russian
Duration 56:47


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Producer Riho Västrik
Director Remek Meel
Screenwriter Remek Meel | Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo
Cinematographer Remek Meel
Production Desinger Okeiko
Composer Janek Murd
Sound Designer Seppo Vanhatalo
Editor Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo
Content Editor Madis Jürgen

Partners and Sponsors

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