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Georgica (1998)

Original title: Georgica

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Feature film | Drama Duration 109:00

Story about the silent Boy who is sent for medical treatment to Jakub, a former colonial missionary living on an island that is also a military training area. Jakub is the only civilian there. He has to make observations during the bombing at night and phone the headquarters about the results. The observation spot is located in the tower of a church in ruins where Jakub makes silage. The missionary - an old horse - tramples silage in the church tower. There are beehives inside of the church. Jakub plays the organ, singing chorals and the Boy pumps the organ ...

Director: Sulev Keedus

Keywords: humiliation | antique poetry | seclusion | spirits of ancestors | humanity | deserted island | preaching | prohibited area | connections between cultures | desolate land | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Q Film, Faama Film, Tallinnfilm , Allfilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Latin, Russian, Swahili
Subtitles Nederlands, English, Finnish, Russian, Estonian
Duration 109:00


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Producer Sulev Keedus
Co-producer Mati Sepping | Henrik Laanjärv
Director Sulev Keedus
Screenwriter Madis Kõiv | Sulev Keedus
Cinematographer Rein Kotov
Art Director Ronald Kolmann
Costume Designer Ene-Liis Semper | Maret Kukkur
Composer Ariel Lagle
Sound Designer Mart Otsa
Editor Kaie-Ene Rääk


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

No suppoting roles

First releases

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  • on television: 24.02. 2001, ETV, Estonia
  • on television: 24.08.2000, YLE TV1, Finland
  • in cinema: 10.12.1999, Cinema Niagara, Tampere, Finland

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, NET 98 - New European Talent (Spain), 1998, Best Full-Length Feature Film
  • Award, Stockholm International Film Festival (Sweden), 1998, Northern Lights: International competition - FIPRESCI Award - for the best film
  • Award, L'ALTERNATIVA - Independent Film Festival of Barcelona (Spain), 1999, Best Feature Film

Partners and Sponsors

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