Despite the fact that war is over there is no peace in Mahtjamäe farm. Jüri Piir, the farmer, is pressurized either by the forest brothers or the village deputy following the orders of Soviet authorities. Foreign views and demands force Jüri to make difficult decisions.
Award, Baltic States Festival of Young Filmmakers (USSR), 1979, 1st Prize.
Award, USSR Festival of Young Filmmakers (USSR), 1979, Best Full-length Feature, Diploma.
Award, USSR Film Festival (USSR), 1980, Best Debut Director: Olav Neuland.
Award, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Czechia), 1980, 1st Prize (Debut Award).
Award, Estonian SSR Film Festival (USSR), 1980, Grand Prix; 1s Prize - for the best directing: Olav Neuland; 1st Prize - for the best original music: Lepo Sumera (together with "The Master of Kõrboja"); 1st Prize - for the Best Actor: Tõnu Kark (together with "Wild Violets").
Participation, San Remo Film Festival (Italy), 1981, Programme of cinéma d'auteur.
Participation, USSR Films Festival in West Berlin (Germany), 1982.
Participation, Kolkata International Film Festival (India), 1982. Participation, International Festival of Agricultural Films (France), 1984.
Participation, La Rochelle International Film Festival (France), 1989.
Participation, Youth and Film - Festival of Film Debuts (Koszalin, Poland), 1980.
Participation, FIPRESCI Symposium in Repino (USSR) , 1987.
Participation, Estonian Film Days in Alma-Ata (USSR), 1982.
- Rudolf Allabert
- Nelli Taar
- Arvo Iho
- Anne Maasik
- Indrek Korb
- Evald Aavik
- Tõnu Kark
- Vaino Vahing
- Ain Lutsepp
- Olav Neuland
- Grigori Kanovičius | Isaakas Fridbergas
- Camera Operator
- Arvo Iho
- Halja Klaar | Heikki Halla
- Lepo Sumera
- Sound Designer
- Enn Säde
- Eevi Säde
- Story Editors
- Enn Rekkor | Ilmar Taska
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