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Dance With The Devil's Grandma (2015)

Original title: Tants vanakuradi vanaemaga

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Documentary Duration 24:11

Dance With The Devil's Grandma

The film summarises the sad truth about the “games” played at the edge by Konstantin Päts, the first President of the Republic of Estonia, and Johan Laidoner, the then Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces in Estonia. It reviews their domestic policy activities and their role in the relationship with Soviet Russia that ended so badly for both these men – and for the whole Estonian nation. More than a quarter of a century ago Eesti Video AS, a company owned by Viktor Siilats, managed to acquire amateur video footage of the discovery of the final detention location of Konstantin ...

Director: Alice Järvet

Keywords: abipakkide avamine | ambition | doctor | dictatorship | hauakoha tuvastamine | illegal activity | independent Estonia | infantrymen | servicemen | kaitsevägede ülemjuhataja | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Mast Productions
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Voiceower Estonian
Subtitles English, Finnish
Duration 24:11


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Producer Alice Järvet
Director Alice Järvet
Screenwriter Viktor Siilats
Composer Viktor Siilats
Editor Oliver Matkur

First releases

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  • in cinema: 10.11.2015, Cinema House, Tallinn, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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