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  • Happy-Go-Lucky

    Original title: Nipernaadi

    1983 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Kaljo Kiisk

    The film directed by Kaljo Kiisk is based on the novel "Toomas Nipernaadi" (1928) by August Gailit, telling the story of a restless vagabond spending his summers with travelling on foot around the country.

  • The Master of Kõrboja
    The Master of Kõrboja

    Original title: Kõrboja peremees

    1979 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Leida Laius

    The drama directed by Leida Laius is based on the novel "The Master of Kõrboja" by Anton Hansen Tammsaare, telling the multilayered story about a farm in need of a master and about hopeless love.

  • Pillipuu

    1976 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Elmo Lööve

  • Laulab ansambel „Smeritška“
    Laulab ansambel „Smeritška“

    1975 | Musical film, Concert | Director: Virve Koppel

  • Laulutaat

    1970 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Ants Kivirähk

  • The Last Relic
    The Last Relic

    Original title: Viimne reliikvia

    1969 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Grigori Kromanov

    The historical-romantic adventure film directed by Grigory Romanov is based on the characters and motifs from the story "Prince Gabriel or the Last Days of Pirita Monastery" by Eduard Bornhöhe and on the events of 1968 in Europe. The song lyrics by Paul-Eerik Rummo and touch of humour add depth to the film that has reached the cult status in Estonia.

  • Werewolf

    Original title: Libahunt

    1968 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Leida Laius

    The drama directed by Leida Laius is based on the play "Werewolf" by August Kitzberg, telling the story about love that will collide with superstition, jealousy and servility in a village during the times of slavery.

  • Collage about home
    Collage about home

    Original title: Kodune collage

    1967 | Documentary, Overviews | Director: Virve Koppel

    Musical documentary about the beautiful places, people and music in Estonia in 1950s.

  • Wartburg-900

    1967 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Valdur Himbek, Ülo Raudmägi

  • Pilte Hara saarelt
    Pilte Hara saarelt

    1939 | Newsreels, Newsreel 1912-1940 I half | Director:

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