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Peace Street (1991)

Original title: Rahu tänav

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Feature film | Drama Duration 98:00

Peace Street

On Christmas Eve, the residents of Peace Street discover that there are military guards in front of their houses. Soon they have to start showing their passports when entering their homes. The residents are told by the authorities that in order to keep the peace they have to be ready to co-operate. It is an order and people stick to it. It is heard that the foreign troops will leave when the snow will be gone - so it won't be long until the everyday life will be normal again. When spring arrives, not only the snow disappears but also ...

Director: Roman Baskin

Keywords: surrendering | alcoholic | verifying documents | deterioration in quality of life | photographer | fears | intellectual | Midsummer's fire on ice | feebleness | home of a wealthy gentleman | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color bw
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Full lenght feature
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 98:00


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Producer Ants Tomband
Director Roman Baskin
Screenwriter Toomas Kall
Cinematographer Ago Ruus
Art Director Toomas Hõrak
Costume Designer Mare Raidma
Composer Erkki-Sven Tüür
Sound Designer Jaak Elling
Editor Kaie-Ene Rääk
Managing Director Mati Sepping


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Laine Mägi - Lagle | Elisabet Tamm - Rita, Eugen's daughter | Aleksander Eelmaa - Ets | Egle Lillemäe - Aita, Eugen's daughter | Mihkel Pulk - Tiit, Eugen's son | Maimu Vannas - Loreida

First releases

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  • at other places: 12.12.1991, Sakala Centre, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: ARTE, France
  • on television: Australia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, FilmFestival Cottbus (Germany), 1992, Main Prize for Best Film: Roman Baskin for Rahu tänav
  • Award, Debute-92 - Film Festival (Moscow, USSR), 1992
  • Nomination, European Film Awards, 1992, European Supporting Actor of the Year 1992: Väino Laes for Rahu tänav

Partners and Sponsors

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