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The Awakening


Directed by Jüri Sillart
Soviet Union, 1989
Drama, History


Film about the 1949 March deportation of Estonian people to Siberia by NKVD. During couple of days nearly 21 thousand people, mostly women and children, were taken from their homes to railway stations and locked into animal wagons to take to a cold land where they were mostly used as cheap labor.

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The Awakening Directed by Jüri Sillart

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