Tõnu Kõrvits. Moorland Elegies

Estonia | 2018 | documentary | 58 min. DocFilmMusic competition

Who is one of the most eminent and the most mysterious Estonian composers? The documentary title is a reference to the choral cycle composed by Tõnu Kõrvits inspired by Emily Brontë’s Gothic novel “The Wuthering Heights”.

directed by

Marianne Kõrver Festival guest

Marianne Kõrver is a documentary filmmaker (b. 1980). She graduated from Baltic Film and Media School, majoring in film directing. She has done several portrait documentaries about Estonian artists (painter and fashion designer Agu Pilt, jewellery designer Kadri Mälk) and composers (Eduard Tubin and Erkki-Sven Tüür). Marianne Kõrver’s main subjects of interest are human, environment and religion - and the difficult and contradictory relations between these subjects in the modern Western civilization.

cinematography
Marianne Kõrver, Margus Sikk
script
Marianne Kõrver, Ülo Krigul
music
Lauri-Dag Tüür, Tõnu Kõrvits
editing
Marianne Kõrver
production
Marianne Kõrver (Klaasmeri)
Film screenings:
Friday, May 31 20:00 | Mikro + meeting with creators:
director Marianne Kõrver
Tõnu Kõrvits. Moorland Elegies