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The Gold Spinners (2013)

Kullaketrajad (original title)
The Gold Spinners is a story about the birth, glory, and disappearance of a peculiar, invisible, and mighty business empire, the film studio Eesti Reklaamfilm, the only company producing commercials in the Soviet Union.


Kiur Aarma, Hardi Volmer




Credited cast:
Tõnu Aav Tõnu Aav ... Peedu Ojamaa (voice)
Peedu Ojamaa Peedu Ojamaa ... Self - founder and executive, Eesti Reklaamfilmi
Artemiy Troitskiy Artemiy Troitskiy ... Self - Russian journalist
Olav Osolin Olav Osolin ... Self - advertising copywriter
Mart Pukk Mart Pukk ... Self - manager
Harry Egipt Harry Egipt ... Self - advertisement film director
Ivo Linna Ivo Linna ... Self - singer
Peeter Simm Peeter Simm ... Self
Hardi Volmer Hardi Volmer ... Self
Anu Saagim Anu Saagim ... Self - model
Peeter Volkonski Peeter Volkonski ... Self
Priit Pärn Priit Pärn ... Self (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kiur Aarma Kiur Aarma ... Narrator


The Gold Spinners tells the story of the birth, glory and downfall of a peculiar, invisible and mighty business empire. It is a story of the film studio, which was the only enterprise producing commercials in the Soviet Union. It might have been born in the head of one man, but during its heyday the studio provided employment for hundreds of people and its clips won over millions. And all this in the socialist empire, under the conditions of planned economy and universal lack of everything. With no actual goods to advertise, marketing rules did not apply and even the word advertisement sounded almost as horrible as the CIA, the saxophone or Coca-Cola to the thousands of concerned officials. Written by Anonymous

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21 June 2019 | by ops-52535See all my reviews

Estonian entrepeneurship, you wont believe it. its the story of commercial films behind the iron curtain, shown through th eesti reklami company and its owner and workers of the only one advertasing company in the entire ussr.

this is history at high level, so dont miss this one the grumpy old man says, highly recommended.

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29 November 2013 (Estonia) See more »

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