Spring (film)

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Kevade
Kevade (1969).jpg
Directed by Arvo Kruusement
Produced by Tallinnfilm
Written by Oskar Luts,
screenplay by Kaljo Kiisk & Voldemar Panso
Based on Kevade 
by Oskar Luts
Music by Veljo Tormis
Cinematography Harry Rehe
Editing by Ludmilla Rozenthal
Distributed by Tallinnfilm
Release dates
  • January 5, 1970 (1970-01-05)
Running time 84 minutes
Country Estonian SSR, Soviet Union
Language Estonian

Spring (1969) Estonian: Kevade directed by Arvo Kruusement [1] is a film adaptation of Oskar Luts' popular novel of the same name.[2] The movie placed first place in the Estonian feature films Top Ten Poll in 2002 held by Estonian film critics and journalists.[3] In 1970 the movie sold 558,000 tickets in Estonia (Total population 1.36 million)[4] and 8,100,000 in the Soviet Union in 1971.[5] The film was re-released in Estonia on 13 April 2006.

The film was shot in Palamuse, which was the prototype area of Oskar Luts' "Paunvere".

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