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Verba Dierum: a year with Marju Lepajõe (2019)

Original title: Marju Lepajõe. Päevade sõnad

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Documentary Duration 58:00

Verba Dierum: a year with Marju Lepajõe

People wander around looking for their lives that will always remain unattainable.
This film is about Marju Lepajõe, who was a classical philologist, a religious historian and a lecturer at the Faculty of Theology at the University of Tartu. With a witty charm, Marju reflects on the modern world, where the need and the ability to deal with a subject matter in depth have become insignificant. Even universities, temples of erudition and culture, are losing their intellectual aspect. Where can a scholar find their place in these unfavourable circumstances? The viewers get a chance to follow Marju on her path towards ...

Director: Vallo Toomla

Keywords: filoloogia | philosophical discussions | philosophizing | philosopher | philosophy | philosophical world view | philosophical dimension | philosophical texts | culture | introducing one's culture | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) F-Seitse
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 58:00


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Producer Kaie-Ene Rääk
Director Vallo Toomla
Cinematographer Erik Põllumaa
Sound Designer Mart Kessel-Otsa
Editor Kaie-Ene Rääk

Partners and Sponsors

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