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Wedding Picture (1980)

Original title: A потoм оглянулся…

Title in Estonian: Pulmapilt

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Feature film | Science fiction Duration 29:20

First it seems that the film tells a common, modern story about a lonely old man and his life, both lived and unlived. Yet, the components of science-fiction in the film make the audience think about the ephemerality of real life from the perspective of eternity. While walking in the forest, the old man named Ants finds a man who has landed with an unknown flying object. The young man has the ability to move back in time. He will take the old man back to the year 1939 with his special chronometer. It is the year when the wedding ...

Director: Raul Tammet

Keywords: bidirectionality of time | time traveling | jump to the past | regret | former wedding | aircraft catastrophe | man from the future | landlady of neighbour farm | groom's confession | escaping of a bride | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm , Mosfilm Loominguline koondis Debüüt (USSR)
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Short
Genre Science fiction
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Dubbing Russian
Duration 29:20


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Director Raul Tammet
Screenwriter Svjatoslav Gervassijev
Cinematographer Jüri Garšnek
Art Director Epp Maria Kokamägi
Composer Gunnar Graps
Sound Designer Roman Sabsay
Content Editor Vladimir Malõgin
Managing Director Tõnis Vunder


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Raul Tammet - Noor Ants | Katrin Püttsepp - Laine, pruut | Paul Laasik | Ella Rihvk | Ants Tomband | Raili Jõeäär | Jüri Garšnek - Tulnukas

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 1981, I Nõukogude Eesti filmifestival, Tallinn , Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Estonian SSR Film Festival (USSR), 1981, Filmi esilinastus
  • Prize, USSR Festival of Young Filmmakers (USSR), 1981, Diplom stsenarist Svjatoslav Gervassijevile ja režissöör Raul Tammetile eetiliste probleemide originaalse käsitluse eest ulmežanris
  • Prize, Estonian SSR Film Festival (USSR), 05.1983, Parim meesnäitleja: Rein Aren

Partners and Sponsors

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