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THE VISIT OF THE OLD LADY

by Roman Baskin

synopsis

After decades, an elderly billionaire woman visits her run-down and broken hometown. The old lady decides to give a hand for the town and offers it a billion. In return, she demands justice to be restored, wanting the head of a man, who refused to claim a paternity for her child. The perjury committed forced her to leave the town for good. To the townsfolk's amazement, the man, whose death she is looking for, is their honorary citizen Alfred III. They turn her offer down… The old lady, however, settles in the local inn to wait…

international title: The Visit of the Old Lady
original title: Vana daami visiit
country: Estonia
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Roman Baskin
film run: 90'
release date: EE 06/04/2006
screenplay: Roman Baskin, Ilmar Raag
cast: Ita Ever, Aarne Üksküla, Tõnu Kark, Ain Lutsep, Ülle Kaljuste
cinematography by: Janno-Hans Arro
film editing: Tambet Tasuja, Maarek Toompere
art director: Ain Nurmela
costumes designer: Inga Vares
music: Olav Ehala
producer: Peeter Urbla, Andres Arro, Roman Baskin
production: Exitfilm, Eesti Televisioon - ETV (Eesti Rahvusringhääling - ERR), MTÜ Kell Kümme
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