Bester.. (1987)

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Producer North-Caucasian newsreel studio

Director: Grunin V.

Operators: Nasimov B.


The film tells about the environmental problems Agrakhan Gulf. Film crew of the North Caucasian newsreel studio conducts investigative journalism, trying to figure out who controls and is responsible for the condition of the bay.

Reel №1

The first part.

City of Moscow.

Building and sign with the inscription: "The Ministry of Fisheries of the USSR."

Film crew of the North Caucasian newsreel studio in the foyer of the building of the Ministry removes aquarium.

The duty requires official permission for filming (sinhr.) and stops the group.

Directed V.Grunin polls ministry staff that go out of the building, the reason for the ban on filming (sinhr.).


Directed V.Grunin mounting in studio looks at the table zvukomontazhnom movie film, which captures the moment when the bell stops the film group in the lobby of the Ministry.


Operating room address.

Telegraph operator prints the text of the telegram.

V.Sabaev film director speaks on the phone with the deputy secretary.

Minister of Fisheries of the USSR (sinhr.).

City of Moscow.

Sign with the inscription: "The Ministry of Land Reclamation and Water Resources of the USSR."


View Agrakhan Gulf.

Birds over the water.

School of fish in the water.

Geographic map Agrakhan Peninsula.

Pilot, Squadron T.G.Bunin in the cockpit says swamping the Gulf and mass death of fish in the South Agrakhan (sinhr.).

Types of discharge channel (slots), wetlands in the delta.

Terek from the plane.

Former Deputy Director General of the "Dagrybprom" N.N.Dery in the office said that over the death of the fish was under investigation, which does not end (sinhr.).

Building and sign with the inscription: "The prosecutor's office of the Dagestan ASSR."

City of Moscow.

Sign with the inscription: "State arbitration under the Council of Ministers of the USSR."

Pictures, which show the place of death of fish in the South Agrakhan.



Building and sign with the inscription: "Dagestan zonal gidrometobservatoriya."

Interview with director gidrometobservatorii D.V.Solovevym (sinhr.).

Fragment newsreel "North Caucasus» № 46 for 1973: view from the airplane Agrakhan Bay; animation illustrating areas of flooding in the delta.

Terek dam bursting in the discharge channel (slot).

The second part.

Fragment newsreel "North Caucasus» № 46, 1973: construction of the dam; trucks, bulldozer on a construction site; concrete blocks falling in the water; Agrakhan view of the bay with the aircraft.

City of Moscow.

Building of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR.



Government House Dagestan ASSR. Map Agrakhan Bay, which encircles the area pencil opening slot.

Fish in boiling water flow.

Dead fish in the water and on shore.

Fish in shallow gasps.

Huge number of dead fish on the shore.

Interview with the head of department "Zapkasprybvod" G.A.Hiramanovym (sinhr.)

City of Moscow.

The building and the sign that says: "The State arbitration USSR Council of Ministers."


Film director at the post V.Sabaev speaks on the phone with the deputy.

Minister of Land Reclamation and Water Resources of the USSR B.G.Shtape (sinhr.); standing next to a soundman.

Postman stamps letters.

Government House in


Building "Glavdagvodstroya."

On the facade inscription: "Reclamation - work nationwide."

View marshland near Agrakhan Gulf.

North Ossetia, Moscow


Director in the editing studio V.Grunin looks kinosemochny material.


Doctor of Geographical Sciences and S.S.Baydinym PhD, UN expert M.Ya.

Lemeshevym say about environmental disaster in the Gulf of Agrakhan (sinhr.) View sandy desert from an airplane.

Type p.

Terek through airplane window.

City of Moscow.

Film crew and a policeman near the building of the Ministry of Fisheries of the USSR. Policeman returns documents to group members.

Directed V.Grunin leads poll people about the ministry building, figuring out why it is impossible for filming (sinhr.).

Key words

The central government. Cinema. Postal services. Telephone. Landscapes. Wildlife. Environmental disasters. The prosecutor's office. Fishing industry. Hydrometeorology. Fish farming and fishing. Air transport. Reclamation.