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Interview with Mihkel Martsoo in Askvägen on November 23, 1985, 2/2 (1985)

Title in Estonia: Intervjuu Mihkel Martsooga Askvägenil 23.11.1985, 2/2

Enn Nõu's video cassette No. 110, piece 3/6

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Amateur film Duration 22:28

Interview with Mihkel Martsoo in Askvägen on November 23, 1985, 2/2

Enn Nõu interviews Mihkel Martsoo in his home in Uppsala in November 1985. The elderly man recalls his release from the prison camp in Siberia in 1957. Good communication skills and knowing local customs helped him to get the document for coming to Estonia, he managed to catch a ship en route to Krasnoyarsk and from there he could travel by train to Moscow. Martsoo was lucky to get from Moscow to Estonia thanks to a friendly militiaman. In his homeland, Martsoo worked in Tori while repeatedly applying for a permission to travel to Sweden in order to see his ...

Keywords: amnesty | biography | interviewing | domestic atmosphere | questions | recollections from the past | recollections about one's imprisonment | fragment of memory | telling one's memories | expatriate Estonians in Sweden | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Enn Nõu (Sweden)
Film Category Amateur film, Newsreel
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 22:28


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Cinematographer Enn Nõu

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