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Tracks on snow (1978)

Original title: Jäljed lumel

Documentary Duration 26:06

Tracks on snow

Ants Jõgi (1892-1983) is a dignified gentleman whose life has been mainly based on theatrical acting. He also has a spirit of an artist and an artisan. A 85-year-old man is lonely and has to go to a retirement home. Director Leida Laius's documentary tells a story about the life and work of the old actor as well as contemplates on the true values of life, old man's connections to the present and the past. The thoughts of the wise old man are enchanting with their simplicity and warmth.

Director: Leida Laius

Keywords: applause | homages | wisdom | philosophical world view | jubilee ceremony | collective | stage director | theatrical productions | contemplations on life and work | actors | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color bw
Sound sound
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 26:06


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Director Leida Laius
Screenwriter Leida Laius | Arvo Iho
Cinematographer Arvo Iho
Composer Arvo Pärt
Content Editor Vello Kallaste
Managing Director Rein Äärmets

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, Estonian Documentary Film Festival (Rakvere Film Club, USSR), 1979, 1st Place

Partners and Sponsors

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