Tuulepealne maa

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Tuulepealne maa
Created by Mihkel Ulman
Lauri Vahtre
Starring Rasmus Kaljujärv
Märt Avandi
Evelin Pang
Mirtel Pohla
Marko Matvere
Üllar Saaremäe
Theme music composer Metsatöll, Leelo Tungal, Valter Ojakäär
Opening theme "Oma laulu ei leia ma üles"
Country of origin  Estonia
Original language(s) Estonian
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12
Executive producer(s) Kädi Rammula
Producer(s) Raivo Suviste
Running time 55 minutes
Original network ETV
Original release 9 October – 25 December 2008
External links
Website etv.err.ee?0549341

Tuulepealne maa (lit. "Windward Land") is a twelve-part Estonian television mini-series about the pre-World War II history of Estonia, its birth as a country, the Estonian War of Independence, post-war life throughout 1920 up to 1941 and World War II.[1]

The series first aired on 9 October 2008 on Estonia's ETV. Each episode runs at approximately 55 minutes. The show was created by Mihkel Ulman and historian Lauri Vahtre, the series is produced by Raivo Suviste. DVD was published in the April 2009.[2]


The main characters in the series are a Lääne County-native Toomas Roo (Kaljujärv), who is to start his studies in Tallinn, and Indrek Kallaste (Avandi), a son of wealth, who studies at the same school as Toomas. The series plot follows the lives of the two young men.

The show also features historic characters, such as Konstantin Päts and Johan Laidoner.

The Estonian Declaration of Independence was publicly proclaimed in Pärnu on 23 February 1918 and afterwards on 24 February 1918 in Tallinn.

Toomas Roo joins Vaps Movement in 1933. In 1940–1941 he and Indrek Kallaste are members of Forest Brothers squad which participates in the attack on Tallinn on 28 August 1941.


  • Part one – Independence For A Day
  • Part two – From Schooldesk To A Battlefield
  • Part three – War Is War
  • Part four – Quo Vadis?
  • Part five – Affairs Of The Heart
  • Part six – Of Love and Friendship
  • Part seven – Firewater
  • Part eight – Veterans of the War of Independence
  • Part nine – Silence
  • Part ten – What Will Be?
  • Part eleven – Sinking Ship
  • Part twelve – State of Glass



  1. ^ Official website
  2. ^ Draamasari "Tuulepealne maa" jõudis DVD-le uudised.err.ee

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