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Still Life with Wife (2006)

Original title: Vaikelu naisega

Documentary Duration 51:32

Still Life with Wife

An unusual couple lives in an urban backwater. Married now for over a quarter of a century, their endless sniping never intensifies into the major quarrel that would resolve everything. This constant tension helps the man to paint and gives the woman a reason for living.

Director: Kersti Uibo

Keywords: married couple | problems in marriage | marital relationships | gardening work | forgiving | talent | love | analyzing life | coming to terms with oneself | assertiveness | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Exitfilm
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Russian
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 51:32


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Producer Peeter Urbla
Director Kersti Uibo
Screenwriter Kersti Uibo
Cinematographer Kersti Uibo
Sound Designer Kersti Uibo
Editor Anri Rulkov | Kersti Miilen

First releases

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  • at other places: 27.05.2006, KUMU Auditorium, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 28.05.2006, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Festival Temps d'Images (Lisbon, Portugal), 2008, Temps D'Images Award for Films on Art - Honorabe Mention
  • Nomination, Virgin Maali - Estonian Association of Film Journalists' Annual Award (Estonia), 2006
  • Participation, DOK LEIPZIG - International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (Germany), 2006

Partners and Sponsors

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