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The Woman in the Picture (2017)

Original title: Naine pildil

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Documentary Duration 56:00

The artist Lauri Sillak, aka Laurentsius, starts painting for his new exhibition in an unusual place – a vacant wooden house in the heart of Tallinn, in a house that has belonged to the creator of the art of film and photography in Estonia, Johannes Parikas and his wife Lilli.
The Parikas name truly set the fashion in the interwar Republic of Estonia. Several movie theatres in Tallinn, the Estonia Films film studio, a famous photography studio in Tallinn’s Old Town, the first Miss Estonia competition, portraits of prominent statesmen, and the photographing of all of Estonia were all connected to ...

Director: Priit Valkna

Keywords: getting married | historical treatment | historical events | fiction and reality | creating an illusion | broken illusions | interpretation | engagement | artwork | artist at work | View all »

Photos and Galleries (5)

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Videos (1)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Allfilm
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 56:00


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Producer Pille Rünk
Director Priit Valkna
Cinematographer Kristjan-Jaak Nuudi
Composer Walter Thompson
Editor Jaan Laugamõts

First releases

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  • in cinema: 11.05.2017, Cinema Artis, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, EstDocs - Estonian Documentary Film Festival (Toronto, Canada), 2017, Special Prize

Partners and Sponsors

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