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Family Photos (1989)

Original title: Perekonnapildid

Based on the story "The Formula" by Valentin Kuik

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Feature film | Youth Duration 79:00

Family Photos

The graduates of a small town are on tenterhooks - the finals will be soon over and the young people will start lives of their own. They don't know what to expect - the school has taught them one thing, their parents something else, and the town shows them something completely else. There is something complicated between Kalle and the town and eventually their relationship will end up in a mess. The relationship between Siim and Evi seems to be fine but even they will face misunderstandings. During the last weeks at school the love, faith and expectations of the ...

Director: Valentin Kuik

Keywords: graduates of upper secondary school | up-to-date radio news | jealousy | mother-son relationship | waitress | shyness | abandoned woman | jump off a high place | drunkards | lake | View all »

Photos and Galleries (15)

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Videos (1)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Youth
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Dubbing Russian
Duration 79:00


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Director Valentin Kuik
Screenwriter Valentin Kuik
Cinematographer Toomas Massov
Art Director Ronald Kolmann
Costume Designer Mare Raidma
Composer Tõnu Naissoo
Sound Designer Olga Alp
Editor Eevi Säde
Content Editor Tiina Lokk
Writer of Adapted Work Valentin Kuik
Managing Director Maret Hirtentreu


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Ivo Fride - Sharpshooter | Carmen Uibokant - Rita | Mai Loog - Form mistress | Kersti Kreismann - Kalle's mother | Ülle Toming - Vacationer

First releases

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  • in cinema: 25.09.1989, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: märts 1990, Moskva, USSR

Partners and Sponsors

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