Andres SÖÖT
Андрес СЕЭТ
Andres SÖÖT
USSR (Estonia), 1978, 20mn 
Black and white, documentary
Ivanov den
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Иванов день

 

 St. John’s Day

 La Nuit de la Saint-Jean

Other titles : Jaanipäev (original title)
 
Directed by : Andres SÖÖT (Андрес СЕЭТ)
Writing credits : Andres SÖÖT (Андрес СЕЭТ)
Cinematography : Andres SÖÖT (Андрес СЕЭТ)
Companies : Tallinnfilm
Distribution : Archives du film d'Estonie (ivi.tomingas@ra.ee)
 

Plot synopsis
The devitalisation of cultural life and loss of values due to urbanisation become clear in the forgetting of peasant tradition on Saint John's night.
 

commentaries
Andres Sööt: St. John’s Day (Jaanipäev, 1978), Kristina DAVIDJANTS, kinokultura.com, 2010
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas (France), 2012