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The Gardener Of Tension Fields (2021)

Original title: Pingeväljade aednik

Documentary Duration 60:00

The main character of the film is the mysterious writer Mehis Heinsaar, a creator who likes to travel in his inner psychogeography.
The writer is surrounded by unusual and meaningful nature, he can speak the language of animals and birds and see the invisible to the naked eye.
The writer strives for wide meadows through a wild thicket, and those multi-day hikes he calls the pilgrimages of a poor man.
The wanderer has seven encounters along the way, which will open to the viewer the magical inner world of Mehis Heinsaar.

Director: Joosep Matjus | Katri Rannastu

Keywords: heating the stove | giftedness | asceticism | running about | Bohemian | bohemian home | existentialism | existential issues | mother | mother | View all »

Photos and Galleries (10)

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Videos (1)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) WildKino
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 60:00


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Producer Katri Rannastu | Joosep Matjus
Director Joosep Matjus | Katri Rannastu
Cinematographer Joosep Matjus
Composer Mati Uprus
Sound Designer Horret Kuus
Editor Katri Rannastu

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 07.02.2021, DocPoint Tallinn online festival, Estonia
  • in cinema: 24.09.2021, Elektriteater, Tartu, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, DocPoint Tallinn (Estonia), 2021
  • Award, EFTA - National Estonian Film and Television Awards (Estonia), 2022, Best Composer: Mati Uprus

Partners and Sponsors

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