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With Betti Alver (1990)

Original title: Betti Alveriga

Documentary Duration 45:35

With Betti Alver

Recollective portrait documentary about Betti Alver (Nov 23, 1906 - June 19, 1989) who was a member of "Arbujad" poets' group. The film was made right after the poetess passed away - when the memories of her close ones were still fresh and her residence was intact. Betti Alver's family members, friends and colleagues share their memories about the poetess.

Director: Peep Puks

Keywords: loss of a spouse | spouses | Betti Alver's home | biography | literature | luminaries of literature | literary work | writers | activists in culture and in society | cultural history | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color bw
Sound sound
Film Category Documentary, Portrey
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 45:35


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Director Peep Puks
Screenwriter Peep Puks
Cinematographer Arvo Vilu
Composer Igor Garšnek
Editor Eevi Säde
Content Editor Uno Heinapuu
Managing Director Janika Freidkes

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  • Tallinnfilm