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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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Grigori Kromanov

Writers:

Eduard Bornhöhe (novel), Arvo Valton (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aleksandr Goloborodko ... Gabriel
Igrida Andrina ... Agnes (as Ingrid Andrina)
Elza Radzina ... Abtiss
Rolan Bykov ... Vend Johannes (as Rolan Bokov)
Eve Kivi ... Ursula
Uldis Vazdiks Uldis Vazdiks ... Siim (as Uldis Vazdik)
Raivo Trass Raivo Trass ... Hans von Risbieter
Peeter Jakobi ... Ivo Schenkenberg
Karl Kalkun Karl Kalkun ... Pealik
Guli Khamrayeva Guli Khamrayeva ... (as G. Hamrajeva)
Kalju Komissarov Kalju Komissarov ... Monk 2 (as K. Komissarov)
Ants Lauter Ants Lauter ... Vana (as A. Lauter)
Valdeko Ratassepp Valdeko Ratassepp ... Von Risbieter Sen. (as V. Ratasepp)
Juri Uppin Juri Uppin ... Delvig (as J. Uppin)
Feliks Kark Feliks Kark ... Röövel (as F. Kark)
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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. Written by Peterzell

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Estonian

Release Date:

23 March 1970 (Estonia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Last Relic See more »

Filming Locations:

Kuressaare, Estonia See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Tallinnfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Agnes's dress catching fire during the escape and Gabriel rushing to put it out was unintentional. See more »

Goofs

Shadow of the monastery model visible on the ground when the monks leave. See more »

Quotes

Agnes: We don't pay for chatting.
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Alternate Versions

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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Featured in Igavene reliikvia (2004) See more »

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One of the best movies in the history of moviemaking!!!
19 March 1999 | by C.H.See all my reviews

Sadly none of Estonian movies ever get any recognition, but if there was one Estonian movie You're interested to watch then, this one will surely make You more interested in Estonian movies. Also watch Kevade!!!


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