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Victoria (A Story of a Love Affair), Part 1 (1994)

Original title: Victoria (Ühe armastuse lugu) I jagu

Based on the novel "Victoria" by Knut Hamsun

Feature film | Romance Duration 52:39

The love story with nostalgic atmosphere begins with the innocent affection of childhood between Johannes, son of a miller, and Victoria, daughter of a well-off landowner. Their affection grows into a burning flame of love that will be extinguished by the social status of the wealthy and bourgeois false morality.

Director: Jüri Sillart

Keywords: love | inconsideration | mansion | inspiration | home of a wealthy gentleman | sufferings | beautiful views of nature | engagement | affection | writer | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Recording Company of Estonia
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Romance
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 52:39


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Producer Toivo Kurmet
Director Jüri Sillart
Screenwriter Jüri Sillart
Cinematographer Mait Mäekivi | Tõnis Lepik | Peeter Tungal | Arko Okk | Tarmo Korol
Art Director Joosep Remme
Costume Designer Annely Pahman
Composer Toivo Kurmet
Editor Tõnis Terve
Content Editor Maile Hiiet
Writer of Adapted Work Knut Hamsun


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Väino Laes - Johannes's neighbour in the city | Tõnno Linnas | Mart Johanson | Paul Poom - Camilla's father | Maria Klenskaja - Camilla's mother | Lembit Peterson - Narrator | Rednar Annus - Richmond (official at the British Embassy) | Kaljo Kiisk - Party guest | Sulev Luik - Party guest

First releases

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  • on television: 30.07.1994, Eesti Televisioonis, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Kaunas Film Festival (Lithuania), 1994

Partners and Sponsors

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