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Cow Bargaining (2006)

Original title: Lehmakauplemine

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Documentary Duration 27:00

Cow Bargaining

Ädu and Enn raise Estonian national red hornless cows in their Lanksaare farm that used to be the biggest farm in Estonia, located near Estonian-Latvian border. In the middle of swamps and forests, time has its own pace, and the farmers are quite isolated from the rest of the world. Estonian national red cattle is actually the only reason bringing these two people out of their farm - they visit other farms across Estonia that have rented their cows. The oldest cow of the farm, Ööda, will be taken to the Estonian University of Life Sciences as a teaching aid. ...

Director: Aivo Spitsonok

Keywords: official | computer literacy | computer issues | enterprising people | business | lake | pasture | burying bones | manual labour | singing accompanied by piano | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Osakond
Film Category Documentary, Observation
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 27:00

First releases

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  • in cinema: 28.09.2006, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: 25.10.2006, ETV, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, EstDocs - Estonian Documentary Film Festival (Toronto, Canada), 2008

Partners and Sponsors

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