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Stone of the sea (1973)

Title in Estonian: Mere kivi

Documentary Duration 13:00

Documentary about mining and processing the dolomite of the island of Saaremaa. The stone is a valuable construction material as well as it can be used for making fine arts, examples of the results can be found in buildings in Estonia, the big cities Moscow and Leningrad in the Soviet Union. The film gives an overview about mining in Kaarma quarry and the filmmakers also visit the summer camp of sculptors. The film is in Russian.

Director: Ela Unt

Keywords: architectural projects | dolomite mining | cutting dolomite | transporting construction materials by the sea | quarry | prying off stones | rocky coast | stonecutters | rock coast | working machines | View all »

Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Telefilm
Color color
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Russian
Duration 13:00


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Director Ela Unt
Screenwriter Vello Pilt
Cinematographer Anton Mutt
Sound Designer Vambola Vällik
Editor Veera Liiv
Content Editor Aare Tiisväli
Managing Director Anneliis Simm

Partners and Sponsors

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