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Of Mosquitoes and Men (2019)

Original title: Sääselised

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Documentary Duration 29:00

Some of this planet's mysteries we get. It fills us with great pride and satisfaction. But how can we claim some deeper insight into the ways of the world if we don't fully understand ourselves, never mind the humble mosquito? This documentary is a contemplative journey into the habitat of creatures both large and small, fathered by the Estonian nature and its fertile soil. The mosquito has assumed the role of the smallest of the living beings, and man the most important of them all. The documentary delves deep into the symbiosis between the two and into our mission on ...

Director: Madis Ligema

Keywords: daily life | life and death | philosophizing | philosophy | philosophical dimension | human being | natural environment | sääsed | sääsk | competition | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Davai Laama
Film Category Documentary, Nature
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 29:00


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Producer Madis Ligema
Co-producer Aleksandr Heifets
Director Madis Ligema
Screenwriter Madis Ligema
Cinematographer Taavi Arus | Aleksandr Heifets | Veljo Runnel | Joosep Matjus | Atte Henriksson
Art Director Iris Peil
Costume Designer Liisi Eesmaa
Composer Rune Lindbaek
Editor Moonika Põdersalu | Madis Ligema

Partners and Sponsors

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