World War II, mass deportations to Siberia and marginalisation during the Russian occupation caused the extinction of the language of the indigenous people of Livonia. Narrated in Livonian and inspired by a folk song and Finnic mythology, the story seeks hope in the perishing time and memories forgotten.
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2022 - 19 min - Colour - DCP - 2x4K - 32:9, 16:9 - 5.1, Stereo
Director: Len Murusalu
Cinematography: Ants Tammik, Tauno Novek, Jaan Kronberg, Egert Kamenik
Animation & effects: Martinus Klemet
Sound design: Mike Wyeld
Music: Len Murusalu
Producers: Tauno Novek, Len Murusalu
Language consultants: Tuuli Tuisk, Valts Ernštreits
Language: Livonian with English subtitles
Alternative titles: Pierrõ Betelgeuse, Peale Betelgeuset
Financed by: Estonian Film Institute, Estonian Cultural Endowment