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The Phenomenon of Eha (1999)

Title in Estonian: Eha fenomen

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Documentary Duration 28:00

After being diagnosed with cancer, Eha was operated 15 times during 13 years, she got chemical and radioation treatment. But her optimistic attitude and willpower have always been there. Eha is a unique case in the medical practice of Estonian oncologists. The documentary shows the doctors who treat Eha: Avo Viiard, Jaan Kelk, Aivar Tilk and Ants Vaar who are really glad as Eha has succeeded to survive for such a long time with her disease. Eha's big love Mati is certainly behind the woman's positive state of mind. They met when both of them had gone through difficult times. ...

Director: Peep Puks

Keywords: doctor | doctor-patient relationship | doctor's visit | analyzing life | philosophy of life | zest for life | vitality | partners | mother | philosophical dimension | View all »

Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Telefilm
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 28:00

Crew

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Producer Aare Tilk
Director Peep Puks
Screenwriter Õie Arusoo | Peep Puks
Cinematographer Aarne Kraam
Sound Designer Toomas Vimb | Jüri Vaher | Ivo Felt
Editor Kalle Käo | Kaido Strööm
Managing Director Maie Kerma

Partners and Sponsors

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