A medieval love story with lots of adventures. The times are troubled - there's a revolt of peasants going on. To secure its safety a monastery chases for a relics of a holy Brigitte. A nobleman promises to get it if he gets beautiful Agnes as a reward. But she fells in love with a handsome adventurer. The monastery has to act shrewd now and play double game. The movie is still the best achievement of the Estonian cinema. Based on a novel.
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During the chase scene where the church people were chasing the rebels, the horse that fell of the bridge was killed. See more
Shadow of the monastery model visible on the ground when the monks leave. See more
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In the Estonian version the songs are performed by folk singer Peeter Tooma (with guitar and vocal ensemble); in the Russian version the songs are performed by opera singer Georg Ots (with symphony orchestra). See more
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