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Yachts at Sea (1955)

Original title: Jahid merel

Feature film | Thriller Duration 79:48

Not only plenty of joy, energy and love can be found under white sails but also betrayal and intrigues. After the war, young yachtsmen from the coastal town deal with daily work, training and competitions without knowing about the downside. Suddenly, mysterious events start to happen, testing the vigilance, ideological and moral beliefs of the local people.

Director: Mihhail Jegorov

Keywords: agent | doctor | emigrants | alarm | yacht club | pursuing | attack | betrayal of one's native land | tavern | shipbuilder | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinna Kinostuudio
Color bw
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Thriller
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Dubbing Russian
Duration 79:48


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Director Mihhail Jegorov
Screenwriter Nikita Lihhobabin | Aleksander Vassiljev
Cinematographer Semjon Školnikov
Production Desinger Peeter Linzbach
Costume Designer Hilda Kruusi
Composer Gustav Ernesaks
Sound Designer Herman Vahtel
Editor Eugen Rozental
Managing Director Jossif Izrailev


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Alfred Kütt - Toom, Elmar's father | Kaljo Kiisk - Heino | Arvo Kruusement - Hairdresser | Rudolf Nuude - Bobrov | Lembit Rajala - Karl Oksman | Aksel Orav - Border guard captain | Valdeko Ratassepp - Spy | Olev Eensalu - Yacht captain | Artur Linnamägi

First releases

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  • in cinema: 26.12.1955, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 23.07.1956, Moskva, USSR

Partners and Sponsors

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