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Georgica (1998)

Quiet Tarkovskian drama about an old man who lives alone on a deserted island which the Soviet fighter planes use for nighttime target practicing. A young mute boy is sent from the mainland... See full summary »

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Sulev Keedus
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Evald Aavik Evald Aavik ... Jakub
Mait Merekülski Mait Merekülski ... Maecenas
Ülle Toming Ülle Toming ... Mother
Rein Oja Rein Oja ... Nõukogude ohvitser
Kalle Käesel Kalle Käesel
Kersti Heinloo Kersti Heinloo ... Sekretär
Jane Övel Jane Övel
Maarika Klesman Maarika Klesman
Maret Elbing Maret Elbing
Medni Pilve Medni Pilve
Reino Lepp Reino Lepp
Svetlana Metsvaht Svetlana Metsvaht
Lily Sepping Lily Sepping
Marika Seen Marika Seen
Andres Ait Andres Ait
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Quiet Tarkovskian drama about an old man who lives alone on a deserted island which the Soviet fighter planes use for nighttime target practicing. A young mute boy is sent from the mainland to keep him company. Both are haunted by memories, the boy about his mother and the old man about his younger days as a missionary in Africa. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Country:

Estonia

Language:

Estonian | Swahili | Latin | Russian

Release Date:

14 October 1998 (Estonia) See more »

Also Known As:

Георгики See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Allfilm, Faama Film, Q Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Jakub: No time to waste, there's working waiting. Jupiter himself did not want the tilling of the land to be easy - and he cleverly made the fields move so - that worries would sharpen the wits of mortals...
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Shock Therapy
24 November 2009 | by JustAptSee all my reviews

Soon after the Second World War a boy Maecenas had a psychological trauma and he can't speak anymore so he is sent for summer to the old man Jakub who is a bombing ground keeper on some deserted isle. Now only an old man, a boy, a horse and bees live on this empty island. When young the Jakub used to be a missionary in Africa so now he tries to offer some of his knowledge to the boy and also he's translating Virgil's Georgics into Swahili. While dark remembrances of the boy and lighter ones of the old man go before our eyes there is a friendship slowly growing between them. And no one may suppose that a tragedy lies in waiting in the nearest future. This profound, mighty drama is lyrically sad and full of reverberations from Virgil's bucolic poem.


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