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  • The Gang
    The Gang

    Original title: Bande

    1985 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Arvo Kruusement

    Political detective film directed by Arvo Kruusement based on the novel "The Glass Key" by American writer Dashiell Hammett. It tells the story of an election campaign in USA in 1920s.

  • 90 aastat Eesti raskejõustikku
    90 aastat Eesti raskejõustikku

    1979 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Reet Kasesalu

  • Korvpallikohtuniku metoodika
    Korvpallikohtuniku metoodika

    1975 | Popular Science, Educational, Other categories, Commissioned | Director: Hans Roosipuu

  • Druus ja Fatkin
    Druus ja Fatkin

    1971 | Musical film, Concert | Director: Sulev Nõmmik

  • Insects' Summer Games
    Insects' Summer Games

    Original title: Putukate suvemängud

    1971 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Heino Pars

    Competitions in which insects demonstrate their abilities take place at the Green Meadows Olympic Stadium. Film puppet Siki-Triki reports from the sporting games.

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1968 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Reet Kasesalu

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1965 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Reet Kasesalu

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1965 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Valeria Anderson

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1964 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Vladimir Parvel

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1963 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Reet Kasesalu

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The database is maintained by NGO Estonian Film Database. It was opened on 12.12.2012 and is meant for providing information about the whole Estonian film heritage from 1912. We plan fully complete it by 2022 but already now full and partial entries for about 16 000 films, 9000 filmmakers and more than 200 production companies could be retrieved in Estonian and partly in English. Translation of film descriptions and keywords into English is an ongoing process. Read more detailed overview.

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