Makariev day (1991)

Documentary №40149, 1 part, duration: 0:09:48
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Camera operators:Shitov


A film about Russian people's roots, religion and those who keep it.

Reel №1

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People walk along a blurred road to a healing spring.

The priests are coming.

The procession.



Prayer service to Saint Macarius.

The signpost of the road to the holy springs.

Believers are walking past the sign.

Believers are walking along the edge of the field.

The old ladies tell us where they came from and why.

Orthodox cross near the spring.

The priest illuminates the source.

Believers collect healing water, rinse their face and head.

The ruined Makaryevskaya church.

Worship in the church.

Large - the faces of the worshippers.

The ruined walls of the church.

Preserved painting of the faces of saints.

Ruins in the church.

Through them you can see the blue sky and the bell tower.

People get on the bus and return home.

The priest is leaving.

An empty church.

The Orthodox cross.

Thunderstorm and rain.

In the rain, a pointer to the sources.

An extinguished candle in front of an old photograph.


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Locations: The Nizhni Novgorod area

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