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Legends of Tallinn (1995)

Original title: Tallinna legendid

The legend of how the onetime world’s tallest structure got its name...

Animation Duration 14:11

Tallinn is well known for its medieval city. It is not only ancient houses and streets that have survived, but also legends related to them that have reached us. The film tells about the Oleviste Church and the mysterious workman who built the tower of this church, which was one of the tallest in Europe at that time.

Director: Heiki Ernits | Leo Lätti

Keywords: builder | getting killed | medieval town environment | kiriku tornikiivri ehitamine | agreement | demonic possession | legends | members of the medieval town council | mysterious man | Old Town of Tallinn | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Joonisfilm
Color color
Film Category Animation, Cartoon
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 14:11


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Partners and Sponsors

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