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Title 1944 [Hoopla electronic resource] / Film Movement ; Taska Film ; Matila Röhr Productions ; Eesti Filmi Instituut = Estonian Film Institute ; Eesti Kultuurkapital ; rězissöör, Elmo Nüganen ; produtsendid, Kristian Taska, Maria Avdjuško ; stsenarist, Leo Kunnas.

Publication Info. [United States]: Film Movement, 2015.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 100 min.)) : sd., col.
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Series Film Movement series ; [year 15, film 5]
Film Movement series ; v. 15, film 5.
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Credits Directed by Elmo Nپganen.
Cast Kaspar Velberg, Kristjan Üksküla, Maikin Schmidt.
Summary Estonia's official Oscar submission and a mega-hit on home turf, 1944 centers on the bloodiest battle on World War II's Eastern Front. Estonian soldiers find themselves torn between two mighty powers with some heading towards the Red Army and others finding themselves pledging allegiance to the Waffen SS. Each has their own reasons for choosing their sides they do - some believe in a better future for their beloved Estonia, others are simply trying to survive a war. But the stage is set for a conflict in which countryman battling countryman and brother fighting brother becomes a painful inevitability. From director Elmo Nپganen - the creative director of Tallinn City Theatre and one of the stars of the Academy Award nominated TANGERINES - 1944 is a thrilling and emotional war story that shows the hopes, aims and drama of the Estonian men caught between two forces as objectively as possible. The film stars a crop of young Estonian actors such as Kristjan αkskپla alongside some of the country's most established stars including Gert Raudsep (CHERRY TOBACCO) and Mait Malmsten (KERTU).
Audience Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Waffen-SS. Relvagrenaderide Diviis, 20. -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Estonia -- Drama.
Estonia -- History -- 1940-1991 -- Drama.
Estonia -- History -- German occupation, 1941-1944 -- Drama.
Added Author Nüganen, Elmo, film director.
Taska, Kristian, film producer.
Avdjushko, Maria, 1968- film producer.
Kunnas, Leo, 1967- screenwriter.
Velberg, Kaspar, 1989- actor.
Üksküla, Kristjan, 1987- actor.
Schmidt, Maiken, 1985- actor.
Joseph, Jeanne, film director.
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Added Title Üheksateist nelikümmend neli
Nineteen forty-four
Container of (work): 1944 (Motion picture : 2015)
Container of (expression): 1944 (Motion picture : 2015). English.
Container of (work): Deux vies de Nate Hill.
Deux vies de Nate Hill.
2 vies de Nate Hill.
Two lives of Nate Hill.
2 lives of Nate Hill.
Music No. MWT11942973
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