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In Paradisum (1993)

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Documentary Duration 56:00

In Paradisum relates two disturbing stories simultaneously. The female narrator tells her personal tale of imprisonment as the wife of the notorious Estonian serial killer, Andreas. Although her story is bizarre, it touches familiar themes that run throughout modern life: the desire to be loved and the fear of being alone. Pille's tale unfolds over cinema vérité images of life in several Estonian prisons. At times the images reflect in a literary way the events of the narration, yet they are representations and impressions, rather than traditional documentary style footage of the people involved. This opens the story to a ...

Director: Sulev Keedus

Keywords: punishment | crime | accomplice | prisoners | prison | prison atmosphere | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Telefilm
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 56:00


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Producer Reet Sokmann
Director Sulev Keedus
Screenwriter Sulev Keedus
Cinematographer Sulev Keedus
Sound Designer Peeter Roos
Editor Kaie-Ene Rääk
Managing Director Maie Kerma

Partners and Sponsors

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