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Gardener's Spring (1979)

Original title: Aedniku kevad

Documentary Duration 14:36

At the beginning of every spring, thousands of city residents rush towards their gardens and summer cottages in order to complete the spring cleaning, sowing and planting. Estonians have always been farmers, and even when living in a city they cannot resist the call of nature. Documetary by Vello Aruoja gives a great overview about the gardening culture in Estonia in 1970s, follows people buying plants at the market and shares the thoughts and opinions of hobby gardeners.

Director: Vello Aruoja

Keywords: gardener | gardener's work | gardening patch | horticulture | gardening cooperatives | gardening | gardening work | official | hobbies | hobby | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Telefilm
Color color
Film Category Documentary, Observation
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 14:36


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Director Vello Aruoja
Screenwriter Vello Aruoja
Cinematographer Vello Aruoja
Sound Designer Vambola Vällik
Editor Salme Jevdokimova
Content Editor Jaan Ruus
Managing Director Saimi Mullo

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