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Mehed ei nuta (1968)

| Comedy | TV Movie
A group of sleepless nerds should be taken into sanitarium for hard-therapy. They are taken to a lonely island but no sanitarium is in sight. Suddenly turns out that the nurses have ... See full summary »

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Sulev Nõmmik
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ants Lauter Ants Lauter ... Managing director
Endel Pärn Endel Pärn ... Glutton
Leo Normet Leo Normet ... Normet
Voldemar Kuslap Voldemar Kuslap ... Playboy
Kalju Karask Kalju Karask ... Singer
Marika Merilo Marika Merilo ... Girl
Priit Peramets Priit Peramets ... Sleeper's Son
Richard Peramets Richard Peramets ... Sleeper
Ervin Abel Ervin Abel ... Hypochondriac
Sophie Sooäär ... Young Nurse
Lia Laats Lia Laats ... Nurse
Sulev Nõmmik ... Professor
Ants Jõgi Ants Jõgi
Helmut Vaag Helmut Vaag ... Head-Lifeguard
Vello Viisimaa Vello Viisimaa ... Doctor
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Storyline

A group of sleepless nerds should be taken into sanitarium for hard-therapy. They are taken to a lonely island but no sanitarium is in sight. Suddenly turns out that the nurses have kidnapped the men and are about to give them the only useful medicine they need - fresh air and work. But the patients decide to disobey. There's only one solution - to escape. The film is absolute cult in Estonia. Written by Peterzell

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Estonian

Also Known As:

Мужчины не плачут See more »

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Eesti Telefilm See more »
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Mono
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Narrator: Hurry up, comrades sleepless persons, hurry up!
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this IS great
25 December 2004 | by alarkiviSee all my reviews

the movie shows the story of a few men taken to a "sleeping disorders clinic"... they all live their life in such a way, that for some reason they cannot sleep. for their surprise, the sanatorium is nothing more than an old farmhouse on a small island... they are all angered by this and start their escape, witch of course tires them out, so they get some sleep but they don't understand that they are happy and content there and keep whining.....really funny dialogs, great cinematography, great acting

all in all, this is one of my favorite movies and i suggest it to everyone, its quite good EVEN if u don't understand Estonian and don't have subtitles.....iv once seen it mute and it was still OK

8 points out of 10!!


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