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Married to horses (2004)

Original title: Laulatatud hobustega

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Documentary Duration 26:35

German woman Ute Wohlrab lives in Hargo farm, Valga county, and raises horses. Ute is a heroine in German newspapers and television - she is viewed as somebody who lives in a foreign country and tries to save foreign culture, namely the Old-Tori horse breed. Today, Estonian horsebreeders keep up with the times and the Tori breed has been developed into a lighter sports horse which has left the destiny of the Old-Tori horse open. Ute namely likes the Old-Tori breed the best. She finds kindred spirits rather in her homeland than in Estonia; however, this won't stop her. She ...

Director: Ago Ruus

Keywords: criticising Estonia | construction work | parental benefit | briskness | enterprisingness | business | carrying hay balls | haymaking | horse longeing | horses | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Profilm
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian, German
Duration 26:35


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Producer Maie Kerma
Director Ago Ruus
Screenwriter Ago Ruus
Cinematographer Ago Ruus
Sound Designer Mart Kessel-Otsa
Editor Sirje Haagel
Content Editor Aive Sarjas

First releases

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  • in cinema: 4.11.2004, Kino Sõprus (Tallinn), Estonia
  • on television: 5.11.2004, ETV, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival (Estonia), 2005

Partners and Sponsors

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