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Test of strength (1974)

Title in Estonian: Jõuproov

Documentary Duration 16:37

Documentary dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the revolt of December 1st, 1924 gives an overview about the former events while being based on photographs and archival documents. The film talks about the hard life of workers in bourgeouis Estonia that created social fermentation and protest mood. People from workers' movement are introduced, the filmmakers show the preparations of the Estonian Communist Party for the revolt. Descriptions of the former events.

Director: Ülo Tambek

Keywords: different interpretation of history | distortion of history | arrestment | photographer | mine | miner | member of the Defence League district | members of the Defence League district | chicken | Communists | View all »

Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color bw
Sound sound
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 16:37


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Director Ülo Tambek
Screenwriter Edgar Mattisen | Ülo Tambek
Cinematographer Ants Looman
Composer Alo Põldmäe
Sound Designer Ülo Saar
Content Editor Uno Heinapuu
Managing Director Vello Samm

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