Clean Monday. (1992)

Film-document №41327 7 parts, Duration: 1:03:15.195 to collection Price category G

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Producer Sverdlovsk newsreel studio

Director: Solonicin A.

Script writers: Solonicin A.

Operators: Smirnov E.


A film about the prison labor camp in Buryatia, the temple built by them, the priest, who did not leave the care of his people stumbled, and hoping to start a new life with a clean slate.

Prisons and camps | Religion

Reel №1

The man's face, a tattoo on the eyelids.

The man opens his eyes.

Blurred picture, the image is focused on the Church of the Intercession on the Nerl.

A quote from the Gospel of Luke.

The camp church at night.

Winter landscapes.

Panorama of the village.

Types camp.

January 7, Tuesday, Christmas.

Prisoners go wash.

A haircut.

Along the fence is a priest.

The priest with the guard are on the territory of the camp.

The man in the gallery.

A man smokes at the gate.


Figured metal fence.

The priest speaks with prisoners.

People walk around the yard (shooting up).


Republic of Buryatia [740] Vladimir region [772]


Winter [823]

Reel №2

Prisoners light candles in the church.

The priest conducts the service.

People's faces, the dispute with the priest of one of the prisoners.

The priest turns to the prisoners.

Security doors.


On the Christmas tree is lit garland.

A woman sings a folk song.

Celebrating Christmas at the Vicarage.

Guard dog bypasses the camp.


Republic of Buryatia [740]


Winter [823]

Reel №3

Historical reference.

19 January, Sunday, Epiphany.

Church of the Intercession on the Nerl, natural scenery.

Alternation: tells the priest, a man lights a candle.

View from the window.

Prisoners in the camp.

The camp church.

Alternation: interviews with detainees, the prisoners in the courtyard, views from the windows, guards with dogs.

Alternating priest shows guests the video, footage records on the TV screen.

Preparing for the rite of baptism.

The priest baptizes prisoners.




Republic of Buryatia [740] Vladimir region [772]


Winter [823]

Reel №4

Alternation: an interview with the priest and his wife, the camp fence (shooting from the car), natural scenery.

Burning candles.

Priest includes tape.

River waves.

Church of the Intercession on the Nerl.

Historical reference.

February 15, Saturday, Presentation of the Lord.

The priest sits in the car and drives away.

The priest fills the wedding certificate.

Natural landscape.

Arctic fox in a cage.

The priest blesses the farm.

The central streets of Ulan-Ude.

Monument to Lenin.

Historical reference.


Republic of Buryatia [740] Vladimir region [772]


Winter [823]

Reel №5

February 23, Sunday, the Sunday of the Prodigal Son.

The priest at the camp kitchen.

Prayer in the dining room.

People dine.

The prisoner explains the meaning of his tattoos.

View of the Church among the houses, the strong wind.

Parishioners feeding pigeons.

The priest conducts a tour of the temple.


Festive worship.

View of the temple from the river.

Footprints in the snow.

Flowing water.


Republic of Buryatia [740]


Winter [823]

Reel №6

Alternation: candles, icons, and concluded the conversation with the priest.



A man puts a candle.

on the road from the car type.

Before the camera passing trams.

The priest enters the temple.

The meeting with a former prisoner.

Alternating: the consecration of the hospital, wedding, funeral, work with prisoners.

March 8, the Forgiveness Sunday.

Train Station.

Arriving train.

People on the platforms.


Alternation: bear sculpture departing train, the story of the priest.


Republic of Buryatia [740]


Spring [825]

Reel №7

The passing train.

Says the priest.

Type in the camp.

Service in the Temple of Forgiveness Sunday.

The priest comes out of the cell block.

Historical reference.

A man looks into the camera.

March 9 Clean Monday.


Church of the Intercession on the Nerl.


Republic of Buryatia [740] Vladimir region [772]


Spring [825]