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Supernova (1965)

Original title: Supernoova

Feature film | Drama Duration 92:32

A talented young student of astronomy and an experienced strict professor both dream about discoverying a supernova. When the student experiences beginner's luck, the whole research group will be excited. Then, opposite scientific approaches collide and decisions must be made - now the greatness of the scientist's spirit will open up.

Keywords: ambition | giftedness | astrophysicists | astronomy | discovery | student working with his/her graduation thesis | discipline | mistake | buoyancy | self-confidence | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color bw
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Full lenght feature
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Dubbing Russian
Duration 92:32


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Executive Producer Bernhard Sirk
Film Director Veljo Käsper
Screenwriter Ilja Averbach | Anatoli Romov
Cinematographer Harri Rehe
Art Director Halja Klaar
Costume Designer Maris Parmas
Composer Jaan Rääts
Sound Designer Kadi Vihalem
Editor Vera Parvel | Virve Sirel
Content Editor Lennart Meri
Managing Director Kullo Must


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Liina Orlova - Malle | Mati Klooren - Valdre | Heino Mandri - Paalmann | Einari Koppel - Lang | Aarne Meier - Boy

First releases

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  • in cinema: 03.01.1966, Tallinn, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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