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Chief Architects (1999)

Original title: Peaarhitektid

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Documentary Duration 51:21

Chief Architects

The era under discussion tends to be forgotten. We are witnessing how Tallinn is losing its appearance of Soviet era. We can be grateful to the fact that the worst architectural projects were never completed. Three former decision makers in architecture - Mart Port, Dmitri Bruns and Voldemar Herkel - discuss the construction in Tallinn according to their personal experience of that time. The talk is led by architect Ike Volkov. The gaze of director Andres Sööt focuses on the aesthetics of Soviet ugliness, concrete grey new apartment building blocks, deserted constructional gaps in urban environment and on the capacity ...

Director: Andres Sööt

Keywords: architects | architecture | history of architecture | exhibition of architecture | architectural problems | construction work | construction quality | building norms | building restrictions | construction of buildings | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Andres Sööt (FIE), Eesti Televisioon
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 51:21


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Producer Andres Sööt
Director Andres Sööt
Screenwriter Andres Sööt
Cinematographer Andres Sööt
Composer Andres Valkonen
Sound Designer Jüri Kartušin
Editor Kalle Käo | Martin Taklaja | Ahti Tubin | Andres Jõenurm

Partners and Sponsors

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