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Kevade (1969)

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Semi-autobiographical story by Oskar Luts about friendship, love and life in a small Estonian country boarding school in the late 1800s. Followed by Suvi (1976) and Sügis (1990).

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Arno Liiver ...
Arno
Riina Hein ...
Aare Laanemets ...
Toots
Margus Lepa ...
Leonhard Merzin ...
Laur
Ain Lutsepp ...
Tõnisson
Rein Aedma ...
Imelik
Kalle Eomois ...
Kuslap
Raul Haaristo ...
Vipper
Heiki Koort ...
Peterson
Heido Selmet ...
Visak
Tõnu Alveus ...
Lesta
Kaljo Kiisk ...
Lible
Endel Ani ...
Köster
Ita Ever
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Semi-autobiographical story by Oskar Luts about friendship, love and life in a small Estonian country boarding school in the late 1800s. Followed by Suvi (1976) and Sügis (1990). Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Trivia

When Toots and Kiir are in the pantry in the Kiirs' home, they are looking at the wine-bottles. Toots claims that one wine's name "Lati Pac" means "Very Sweet" in Latin. Actually, "Lati Pac" is "Capital" spelled backwards. See more »

Quotes

Georg Adniel Kiir: [when Toots is trying to climb to the top shelf to get some booze] You shouldn't!
Joosep Toots: There are many things in the world that people shouldn't do, but they do it anyway!
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Referenced in Kevad südames (1984) See more »

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An Estonian Must-see Classic
1 December 1998 | by (Jackson, MS) – See all my reviews

Kevade is a marvelous adaptation of O. Luts' semi- autobiographical novel about friendships and life in a small country boarding school in the turn of the century Estonia.

Both the novel and the movie capture the essence of the Estonian soul and receive my highest recommendation.


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