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Kalamaja-Possibility of a Wooden Town (2001)

Original title: Kalamaja-puitlinna võimalus

Documentary Duration 48:00

Kalamaja-Possibility of a Wooden Town

Documentary about the possibilities to preserve the wooden architecture of a city in contemporary urban environment with the examples from Baltic states and Scandinavia. Filmmakers follow the renovation works of an old wooden house in Väike-Patarei Street, Kalamaja district in Tallinn. During one year, the house will be restored into the condition of a contemporary residential house. Both experts and city residents from Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Latvia etc. share their opionions about the future and sustainability of the subject of restoring wooden architecture. For decades, renovating wooden architecture was considered something unimportant.

Director: Rasmus Bullerby

Keywords: historical milieu | historical buildings | officials | architect | architecture | living environment | home | city officials | urban architecture | urban settlements | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Rühm Pluss Null
Film Category Documentary, Observation
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Swedish, English, Lithuanian, Finnish, Swedish
Subtitles Estonian
Duration 48:00


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Producer Erik Norkroos
Director Rasmus Bullerby
Screenwriter Rasmus Bullerby
Cinematographer Erik Norkroos | Jüri Norkroos
Composer Meelis Salujärv
Sound Designer Ain Lepp
Editor Kersti Miilen

Partners and Sponsors

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