Vladimir Solovyov. "About the latest developments..." (1989)

Documentary №39324, 2 parts, duration: 0:16:44
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Nikolaj Chiruk
Screenwriters:Andrej Romanosvkij
Actors:V. Madyanov
Camera operators:Andrej Gorelov
Anouncers:Evgenij Zharikov
Sound mixer:A. Romanov
Music designer:S. Vasilenko
Painter:B. Scherbakov
Other authors:N. Volkova, V. Mamontova, L. Levina


The film is dedicated to the philosopher Vladimir Solovyov, his system of images, which allows to reveal the humanistic ideas of the philosopher, about his visionary view of the world history of the twentieth century.

Reel №1

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Dramatization: leaves of trees, a man in a frock coat passes among the birches, leaning on a stick - actor V. Madyanov, who plays the role of V.S. Solovyov in the film.

View of the part of the house in the estate "Narrow" of Prince Trubetskoy, where Solovyov came, a man in a frock coat passes by the house - Solovyov.

Solovyov walks along the path of the park.

Solovyov climbs the steps leading to the entrance to the house.

The door opens, desert landscape, sand dunes (combined shooting).

The heads and hooves of horses, the head of a sculpture of a dog.

Solovyov stands in the room by the window with a burning candle in his hand, goes to the table, lights a candle on the table.

Candle fire.

Panorama of the remains of an ancient city in the desert of Egypt, Solovyov sits at the base of a demolished column, gets up, walks, leaning on a stick.

Solovyov walks among the excavations.

Tumbleweed on a dune.

Solovyov in a top hat and a frock coat walks through the desert between the dunes (film illustration to one of Solovyov's poems).

Bedouin horsemen gallop through the dunes, surround a man on a dune (staging).

Lizard head.

The black cylinder rolls down from the dune.

The actor's face in Solovyov's makeup, Solovyov lies down on the sand.

The disk of the moon in the night sky.

The actor sleeping on the sand in the makeup of Solovyov, Solovyov rises, looks over the horizon.

The image of the Virgin with the baby Jesus in the sky (combined shooting).

Flowers on the windowsill, rain outside the window.

Solovyov is sitting in the room, thinking.

A marble bust depicting a girl.

The pendulum of the cabinet clock, portraits of Solovyov in his youth, his nephew, poet Alexander Blok (combined shooting).

Solovyov turns the pages of a thick book.

Candle flame.

Game shots: Solovyov is sitting on the sand at the top of a dune.

Turtle on the sand.

Solovyov's face watching a turtle, drawings of antique statues, illustrations for Pygmalion. (combined shooting).

Solovyov is lying on the sand, the sand is pouring through his fingers.

Solovyov's eyes, sand of the dune.

Fragments of the painting "The Baptism of Russia".

A woman with a girl in her arms puts candles in an Orthodox church, the faces of a woman and a girl.


Solovjev Vladimir Sergeevich -- religious philosopher, poet, publicist

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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Game shots: Solovyov (actor V. Madyanov) is standing in a room by the window, it's raining outside the window.

Rainwater flows behind the window glass.

Reflection of an Orthodox church in the water.

Fragments of decorations of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in Leningrad, portrait of Emperor Alexander II (combined shooting).

The portrait turns, a portrait of Alexander III appears.

View of one of the arcades of the Gostiny Dvor on Nevsky Prospekt, portraits of executed people's Volunteers (combined shooting).

Game footage: Solovyov walks through the dunes of the desert, stumbles.

The head of the statue of the Sphinx on the Neva embankment.

Solovyov walks on the sand.

Portrait of Emperor Nicholas II.

Newsreel of 1913: the meeting of Nicholas II by military and officials, alternates with shots of the life of Polynesian savages crawling on all fours and shooting arrows while hunting.

Fragments of the x / film on revolutionary themes, portrait of Nicholas II.

Newsreel of 1968: Soviet troops on the streets of Prague.

The crew extinguishes the tank that caught fire.

A legless invalid on a gurney.

The girl at the downed armored personnel carrier (combined shooting).

A tree in the rain.

Game shots: Solovyov is sitting at his desk, reading the Gospel.

Clouds in the sky.

The image of an angel.

Gulls are flying, similar to pterodactyls.

The conductor's shadow changing colors (combined shooting).

Photo of the statue of Christ above the city.

Newsreel: representatives of various religious denominations during group prayers.

Torchlight processions in India.

The faces of the worshippers.

Stirrup over the crowd (allegory).

Dancing people.

Images of angels.

Allegories illustrating the apocalypse.

A plane is flying.

An officer on the turret of a moving tank in Prague in 1968, supersonic planes are flying.

Fragments of paintings and newsreels, an allegory of the apocalypse, combined shooting and animation.

The interior of the office in the estate "Narrow", an icon on the wall.

Fragments of a painting depicting the procession and the holy boy.


Nikolaj II (Romanov Nikolaj Aleksandrovich) -- the Russian emperor

Calendar: 1913 1968 1989

Locations: Leningrad [848] Moscow [820]

Seasons: Summer [824] Spring [825]

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