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Gori The Caricaturist (2023)

Original title: Gorikaturist

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Documentary Duration 76:00

Gori The Caricaturist

This film is an interweaving of documentary narrative and animation. The first, based on historical sources, conveys Gori's biography, world events, and mediates the press and political life of the republican time. It moves along historical facts, is initially easy and fun, and in the end cruel and ruthless. Since there are no living witnesses from this era, nor are there biographers of Gori, the direct sources are photographs, old film clips, newspaper articles, sound recordings, letters and drawings. These are supported by historians and experts with their knowledge of life between the wars, the modernisation of Estonian society, the ...

Director: Raimo Jõerand | Meelis Arulepp

Keywords: slum | slum atmosphere | ajakirjanduse ajalugu | journalist's occupation | ajalehe lugemine | historical milieu | historical overview | history | mosaic of an era | tragedy of an era | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Filmivabrik
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 76:00

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 31.01.2023, Opening film, DocPoint Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Annual Award of AV Division of Estonian Cultural Endowment (Estonia), 2023, Special Prize: Raimo Jõerand, Meelis Arulepp
  • Participation, DocPoint Tallinn (Estonia), 2023

Partners and Sponsors

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