Arvo Kruusement

Arvo Kruusement (born 20 April 1928)[1] is an Estonian actor, theatre and film director who has made some of Estonia's classic novels into films; Spring (1969), Summer (1976), and Fall (1990)[2] The movie Spring has been noted as the best Estonian feature film in the Top Ten Poll held by Estonian film critics and journalists in 2002.[3] In 1970 the movie sold 558,000 tickets in Estonia (Total population 1.34 million)[4] and in 1971 8,100,000 tickets in Soviet Union.[5]

Arvo Kruusement
Born (1928-04-20) 20 April 1928 (age 93)[1]
OccupationActor, Film director

Arvo Kruusement attended GITIS in Moscow, Russia from where he graduated in 1953. in 1953-1961 he worked as an actor at the Estonian Drama Theatre in Tallinn. In 1962-1964 Arvo Kruusement was the director of the Endla Theatre in Pärnu, Estonia,[6] and film director for Tallinnfilm in 1965-1991.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Persoon: Kui Arvo Kruusement filmi juurde jõudis". Archived from the original on 20 April 2008. Retrieved 5 July 2009.
  2. ^ Cowie, Peter (1992). Variety international film guide 1992. Andre Deutsch. p. 384. ISBN 0-233-98720-7.
  3. ^ tallinnfilm.ee Archived 2008-03-24 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ 2008 census
  5. ^ Kevade business @IMDB
  6. ^ "Chronology". Endla. Archived from the original on 20 December 2008. Retrieved 5 July 2009.

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