A Letter from Ruhnu

Kiri Ruhnust

Synopsis

Creative documentary
by Heilika Pikkov
29 min / 2010

A fateful newspaper ad brings a young teacher Kadri to teach on a small Estonian island called Ruhnu. Her job becomes to teach the youngest children in Ruhnu School’s 1st and 2nd grade - both grades have one student. At the same time, Kadri tries to get used to life on the island and understand the strange habits and tiny peculiarities of the villagers living in the island’s isolated conditions.