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Englas. Old Warrior (2015)

Original title: Englas. Vana sõdur

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Documentary Duration 56:00

Englas. Old Warrior

This is the story of the two times wrestling World Champion August Englas.
Born and raised in Pühajärve County, fought on the "right" side in WWII in Saaremaa and Kuramaa, wounded twice, made great things in sports world - a vital 90-year-old man speaks of his life and sportsman's career, love and marriage, of his home in Nõmme, Sihi Street, built with his own hands. He speaks of everything that is important to him.
This is a story of an individual evolving in the magic and pain of history.
Wins and failures (the fourth place in Helsinki Olympic Games stays a thorn ...

Director: Peeter Simm

Keywords: marriage | love story | illustrator | decorating Christmas tree | church | Greek-Roman wrestling | childhood memories | wrestlers | wrestling | wrestling referees | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Umberto Productions
Film Category Documentary, Portrey
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 56:00


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Producer Priit Vaher
Co-producer Erik Norkroos
Director Peeter Simm
Screenwriter Tiit Karuks
Cinematographer Erik Norkroos
Sound Designer Mart Kessel-Otsa | Anti Mäss | Jevgeni Berezovski
Editor Kersti Miilen | Erik Norkroos
Content Editor Mart Taevere

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  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
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