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Mister Wall and the Wind (2004)

Original title: Jüri - see mulk, ehk mis tuul müürile...

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Documentary Duration 133:00

Enn Säde's documentary about Jüri Müür who was his colleague and friend, an Estonian filmmaker (1929-1984). When Jüri was fifteen he joined the support service of German air force; during the last days of war he travelled to Germany, France and Africa. In 1946 he returned home and soon escaped to Karjala, Finland from KGB. He got acquainted with film during his studies in the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography in Moscow. In a way, Jüri Müür became the icebreaker of the birth of Estonian national film in 1960s. He made five full-length feature films, a couple of dozens documentaries, wrote ...

Director: Enn Säde

Keywords: alcoholism | love marriage | life in Soviet Estonia | life's work | ficticious marriage | education | post-World War II | Ingrians | selfish man | KGB | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Profilm
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 133:00


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Producer Maie Kerma
Director Enn Säde
Screenwriter Enn Säde
Cinematographer Ago Ruus | Vaado Sarapuu | Jukka Ahtiainen | Vladimir Suslov
Sound Designer Enn Säde
Editor Sirje Haagel

First releases

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  • at other places: 26.11.2004, National Library of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: 1.12.2004, ETV, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Estonian State Cultural Award (Estonia), 2005, To Enn Säde - for Mister Wall and the Wind
  • Prize, Virgin Maali - Estonian Association of Film Journalists' Annual Award (Estonia), 2005, Best Estonian FIlm of the Year 2004

Partners and Sponsors

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