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Evald Okas (2009)

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Documentary Duration 58:00

The documentary portrays artist Evald Okas: an exceptional painter and a diverse graphic artist, a virtuoso drawing artist and creator of thousands of ex libris. Okas was a honorary member of Florence Art Academy, author of numerous book illustrations and master of papercuts, he has practised glass painting and ceramic art. He has been called as the Picasso of Estonian art. 94-year-old Okas tells the story of his colourful life, casts light upon his artwork and reveals the secrets of his principles of working. Tireless artist radiates zest for life and reflects affection towards creative life and looks back at ...

Director: Tõnu Virve

Keywords: giftedness | artist's studio | life's work | autumn of one's life | graphic art | good housewife | relationships between fathers and daughters | beautiful ladies | home | dog | View all »

Photos and Galleries (28)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Freyja Film
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 58:00


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Producer Tõnu Virve
Director Tõnu Virve
Screenwriter Juta Kivimäe
Cinematographer Rasmus Puksmann | Arthur Virve
Composer Sven Grünberg
Sound Designer Mario Narbekov
Editor Marju Juhkum | Rasmus Puksmann
Content Editor Tõnu Karro

First releases

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  • at other places: 24.11.2009, Kumu Auditorium, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Estonian Film Days (Estonia), 2010

Partners and Sponsors

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