SKU 4560

THE IDEAL LANDSCAPE (Ideaalmaastik) (1981) * with switchable English subtitles *

Arvo Kukumägi - Deputy Mait Kukemeri Tõnu Kark - Chairman Harald Tuvike Kalju Komissarov - Secretary of district committee Priit Adamson - Asser Reet Paavel - Liina Aarne Üksküla - Liina's father Ines Aru - Liina's mother Paul Poom - Peeter Viksur Aire Johanson - Peeter Viksur's wife Urmas Kibuspuu - Vidrik Kits Viire Valdma - Reet Pärn Helle Kuningas - Asser's aunt Roland Selav - Old Kits Feliks Kark - Bearded man

In post-World War II Estonia, Mait Kukemeri, an activist in the Komsomol, arrives at the Metsa collective farm in the back of a travelling cinema truck. As a commissar of the spring sowing, he has orders to usher all the people into the fields, even if the water is high enough to soak boots and the machines sink in the mud. Harald Tuvikene, the head of the farm, keeps dragging his feet, trying to pitch his peasant wisdom against the senseless demands of the Kremlin. For the first time in his life, Kukemeri faces a real problem - does he do what's right, or does he follow the Party's inept commands in order to further his own career? 

DVD-R is in Estonian with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 86 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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