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  • Noor pensionär
    Noor pensionär

    1972 | TV feature, TV feature | Director: Sulev Nõmmik

  • Don Juan in Tallinn
    Don Juan in Tallinn

    Original title: Don Juan Tallinnas

    1971 | Full lenght feature, Musical film, Feature film | Director: Arvo Kruusement

    Musical comedy directed by Arvo Kruusement is based on the play "In Sevilla or Don Juan" by Samuil Aljoschin. The classical story has been given a colourful interpretation through the pop music of 1960s and 1970s, fashion, and the architecture of the old town of Tallinn. The film includes lots of singing, dancing and fashion show. Its medieval milieu is mixed with the everyday items of the 20th century.

  • Noor pensionär I variant
    Noor pensionär I variant

    1971 | TV feature, TV Short | Director: Sulev Nõmmik

  • Nähtamatu võitlus
    Nähtamatu võitlus

    Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Rainer Sarnet

  • The Spring
    The Spring

    Original title: Kevade

    1969 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Arvo Kruusement

    The first independent feature film directed by Arvo Kruusement is based on the story "The Spring" by Oskar Luts, depicting events of a school year in an Estonian church parish school at the end of 19th century. This lyrical and jolly youth story full of hope has been selected as the best Estonian feature film of all times.

  • Postmark from Vienna
    Postmark from Vienna

    Original title: Viini postmark

    1967 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Veljo Käsper

    The comedy directed by Veljo Käsper is based on the play "Postmark from Vienna" by Ardi Liives, telling about a man who during one day decides to tell only the truth.

  • Bike Tamers
    Bike Tamers

    Original title: Jalgrattataltsutajad

    1963 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Juli Kun

    The musical comedy directed by Yuli Kun is full of romantic intrigues, sports and hazarding. It is a story about an attractive bike constructor Rita and three young men who become fierce competitors both in sports and in love. Starring the Russian film actress Lyudmila Gurchenko.

  • Dangerous Curves
    Dangerous Curves

    Original title: Ohtlikud kurvid

    1961 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Juli Kun, Kaljo Kiisk

    This is the panorama version of the feature film "Venturous Curves", a co-production by Tallinn Film Studio and Mosfilm. It is a comedy about fooling an arrogant sports celebrity by twin sisters, about the friendship of young people, love, and sports ethics.

  • Friend of Songs
    Friend of Songs

    Original title: Laulu sõber

    1961 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Ilja Fogelman, Reet Kasesalu

    The lyrical comedy directed by Ilja Fogelman tells the story of an authoritarian head of a collective farm, unable to understand the value of folk culture.

  • Meeting by Chance
    Meeting by Chance

    Original title: Juhuslik kohtumine

    1961 | Feature film, Full lenght feature, Musical film | Director: Viktor Nevežin

    The musical comedy directed by Viktor Nevezhin about a variety band facing problems with its repertoire and singers. Starring Georg Ots.

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