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Tõnu Kõrvits. Moorland Elegies (2018)

Original title: Tõnu Kõrvits. Lageda laulud

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Documentary Duration 58:00

Tõnu Kõrvits. Moorland Elegies

Tõnu Kõrvits is a composer in his fifth decade who doesn’t open up easily. Though he is one of the most performed Estonian composers, Tõnu prefers to remain in the shadows. His person and music carry a secret that only unravels for those who can see behind the words, who forget themselves in the music and let the sounds Tõnu created take them along on a mystical, poetical journey that changes anyone who arrives at the end. The film “Moorland Elegies” is named after Tõnu’s nine-part choir cycle, based on Emily Brontë’s almost gothic, dark poetry, that invokes spiritual conditions ...

Director: Marianne Kõrver

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Photos and Galleries (8)

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Videos (3)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Klaasmeri
Film Category Portrait, Music Documentary, Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 58:00


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Producer Marianne Kõrver
Director Marianne Kõrver
Screenwriter Marianne Kõrver
Cinematographer Marianne Kõrver
Sound Designer Lauri-Dag Tüür

First releases

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  • in cinema: 06.11.2018, official premiere, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 07.11.2018, over Estonia, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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