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Hogweed Brothers (2014)

Original title: Vennad Karuputked

Documentary Duration 28:23

Hogweed Brothers

Brothers Mihkel and Madis, who live in Jäärja village, Pärnumaa, close to Latvian border, take for 6ths year in row part in procurement for „Hogweed extermination“ and take on bigger and bigger areas for extermination. The story focuses on colourful personalities of the brothers and their relationship. It is all set on the background of extremaly hard summer work of fighting hogweed during the „hogweed season“ from spring to autumn. This is a story of men and plants, of work and love.

Director: Taavi Arus

Keywords: entering into contract of marriage | car ride | exam | inspector | karuputked | environmental protection | kursandid loengus | looduslik võõrliik | rural life | forest landscape | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Well Well
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 28:23


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Producer Kalle Konrad
Director Taavi Arus
Cinematographer Taavi Arus
Editor Taavi Arus

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