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Maimu (2004)

Documentary Duration 27:39

Maimu Berezkina (16) has had two homes and two home towns - Saint Petersburg (Russia) and Puka (Estonia). Maimu has already passed the secondary school programme both in St. Petersburg and in Puka; she is dreaming about learning Norwegian in Saint Petersburg University. Maimu's father has Russian and mother Estonian nationality. Maimu considers herself as an Estonian - she speaks and thinks in several languages and for her there are no borders between nations.

Director: Igor Ruus

Keywords: contemporaries | mother tongue | parents of different nationalities | intelligentsia | intellectual | bilingualism | language problems | home | native land | visit | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Estonia-Film
Film Category Documentary, Portrey
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian
Duration 27:39

Crew

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Producer Igor Ruus
Director Igor Ruus
Screenwriter Igor Ruus
Cinematographer Igor Ruus
Editor Heiki Sepp

First releases

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  • on television: 10.12.2004, ETV, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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