The young country of Estonia is dancing to the jazzy tune of the 1920s when, on December 1 1924, the capital Tallinn is overrun by members of the Comintern in an attempt to stage a ...
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The young country of Estonia is dancing to the jazzy tune of the 1920s when, on December 1 1924, the capital Tallinn is overrun by members of the Comintern in an attempt to stage a Communist coup. The film follows the fates of a young soldier called Tanel and his wife, a telephone operator named Anna, amidst the ensuing chaos which determines whether the country remains independent or becomes a minor province in the Communist Empire.Written by
Estonia's official submission to 82nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2010. See more »
The movie has a scene with the Estonian consulate in Leningrad, dated November 29, 1924. There is an angry crowd, and among the many insults it shouts, several times fascists are mentioned. This is unlikely for 1924, as the word came in use as a pejorative in Russia only in World War II, after the German attack in 1941. See more »
Massajad - Jüri Oviir:
[Specialist wants to the toilet but Jaan and Elsa are having sex there]
You must sustain, comrade. The world revolution is being made there.
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Written by Sven Grünberg
Performed by Liisi Koikson See more »