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The House Guard (2015)

Original title: Majavalvur

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Documentary Duration 26:00

Portrait documentary about two characters - Tallinn Linnahall and its guard Peeter. Once the pride of Tallinn, Linnahall has become a desolate building; yet, it has its own faithful supporters. In every three days, Peter works 24-hour shift here as a guard. The monumental palace of culture and sports was built for the summer olympic games in 1980 - the building that now looks as a ghost castle. Peeter loves this somber house - its grandiosity still reminds of the glorious old days. The guard knows that when the building stays empty it will perish just like a man without ...

Director: Ingel Vaikla

Keywords: architectural monuments | seclusion | soul | thoughtfulness | dusk | fireworks | ice arena | seagulls | concert hall | foyer of a concert hall | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Vesilind
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 26:00


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Producer Riho Västrik
Director Ingel Vaikla
Cinematographer Ingel Vaikla | Ants Tammik
Composer Ekke Västrik
Sound Designer Ekke Västrik
Editor Jette-Krõõt Keedus

Partners and Sponsors

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