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Mothers' Day (2019)

Title in Estonian: Emade päev

Documentary Duration 27:30

Mothers' Day

There is mothers' day in the department of women at Tallinn Prison. Six imprisoned mothers gather by the table in order to record a fairy tale for sending it to their children. The documentary ponders on the themes of crime and punishment and whether it is possible to maintain connection between a mother and her child in this situation.

Director: Kristiina Davidjants

Keywords: dictation exercises | injustice | mother | separating mother from her children | mother-children relationship | mothers | Mothers' Day | role of a mother | reciting | making a phone call | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Maagiline Masin
Film Category Documentary, Portrait, Problem oriented
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian
Subtitles Estonian
Duration 27:30

First releases

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  • in cinema: 07.03.2019, Cinema Artis, Tallinn, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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