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Next to the monastery wall (1968)

Original title: Kloostri müüri kõrval

Documentary Duration 16:37

In the present documentary, the filmmakers interview the war criminals who participated in the execution of priosoners in Pechory during the German occupation in 1941-1944. Former members of the Self-Defence Force and prison guards Roland Bibikov, Karl Anderson, Verner Tomba, Rudolf Nüüd, Leonhard Pindis and witnesses share their memories. The documentary shows views of Pechory and photographs of war criminals and their victims.

Director: Vladimir Žukov

Keywords: fascism | raid | visiting a grave | killing Communists and Jews | preschool kids | shooting to death | recollections | list | activities of Self-Defence Force | views of Pechory | View all »

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


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Director Vladimir Žukov
Screenwriter Ants Saar
Cinematographer Vladimir Žukov
Composer Ivalo Randalu
Sound Designer Ülo Saar
Editor Virve Sirel
Content Editor Raivo Rammus
Managing Director Lembit Vanaveski

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