Where the lever of Archimedes? Film. (1990)

Documentary №48672, 7 parts, duration: 1:09:11
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
With the participation of: Kinostudiya narodov i narodnostej Rossii "Zov"
Director:Grigorij Chertov, Bernard Lavinj
Screenwriters:G. Chertov, A. Shkoljnikov
Camera operators:Igorj Sosenkov
Other authors:A. Romanov


The film tells about the problems of family farms in Canada.

Reel №1

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Type of terrain under the wing of the aircraft.

Panorama of a part of the central square of Ottawa, a monument to participants in wars.

Types of city streets.

Views from the car window.

The Minister of Agriculture of Canada, the farmer Charles Meer, talks about his life and about his family farm, about the development and problems of family farms and agriculture in Canada (synchronously, in English, behind the scenes a translation sounds).

Meer shows his farm.

Kind of a potato field on the Meer farm.

Panorama of part of the farm territory.

Farmer Stan Lavaley catches fish in the pond.

Lavaley shows guests an old car that he restored.

Panorama of the wheat field, behind the scenes Lavaley's story about work on the farm and the last harvest sounds (synchronously).

Harvesting wheat harvester.

Levalej and his wife at their own plant for sorting seeds.

Monica Lavaley talks about the order of sorting and selling of grain, demonstrates a collection of baseball caps donated by fellow farmers.

Lavaley tells the story of his farm. (synchronously).

Key words

Crop production

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Farmer Stan Lavaley and his wife set out their views on the organization of agriculture, talk about current problems (synchronously, in English, voice-over translation), panorama of the farm.

Laval and his wife during the harvest.

Charles Meer talks about the system of irrigation of farm fields (synchronously).

Watering system on the farm Zoltana Gergely.

Farmer Gergely demonstrates the grown beets, talks about the problems of working on the farm (synchronously), a panorama of the beet field and the farm of Gergely.

Harvesting of wheat.

Canadian rural landscape.

Charles Meer talks about training farmers to new methods of farming (synchronously).

An employee of the agricultural research station Yaroslav Lutsuk speaks about the work of the station, its goals and tasks of helping farmers (synchronously).

Types of farm fields from the car window.

Farmer Wald Twissen treats guests to farmed watermelons and strawberries.

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Twissen with his sons at home.

The head of the soil protection society farmer Ron Chrudi tells about informing farmers about soil erosion (synchronously), the methods of information used.

A poster of the society at the road, panorama of the field.

Charles Meer talks about the role of the Government of Canada in the control of quality and production of agricultural products (synchronously).

Panorama of the slaughterhouse.

Production process and implementation by government inspectors of quality control of meat in the slaughterhouse.

Type of cattle breeding farm of the brothers MacDonald in the province of Saskatchewan (top).

A herd of bulls grazing.

Farmers on the lawn near the house treat guests to grilled meat, faces of members of the MacDonald family.

Kind of silo towers and part of the fattening shop.

MacDonalds talk about their lives and work, about profits, loans and sales of products (synchronously), farm types.

Ken McDonald at the control panel of the fattening shop.

Key words

Livestock raising

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Buck McDonald talks about the prospects of family farms,

about the need for real payment for the products (synchronously).

Everyday life on the McDonald's farm.

Charles Meer talks about the problems of increasing the payment of farm products, the agricultural strategy of the Canadian government (synchronously), the types of farm Meera.

Meir and his wife get into the car.

Farmers have their cars in the city car park.

Use of cars in Canadian farms.

The family of the beginning farmer Taylor is engaged in weeding the site.

Panorama of the farmhouse and the infield, farmer Brian Taylor tells about the life and problems of the beginning farmer, about subsidizing them by the government (synchronously), everyday life on the farm of Taylor.

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Farmer Taylor speaks about the use of dogs for grazing sheep (synchronously).

Panorama of the gas station.

Refueling a tank with fuel for delivery on one of the farms.

Types of site with samples of agricultural machinery of various firms for sale to farmers.

The interior view of the store for farmers.

Sale of fertilizers to farmers.

Type of corral for cattle on one of the farms.

Panorama of the auction for farmers, faces of participants.

Cattle intended for sale at auction.

Panorama of the Agricultural Fair in Calgary (top).

Rodeo at the fair in Calgary.

Country landscape.

Panorama of the sunflower field.

Types of the town of Altona, objects of its social infrastructure.

Panorama of the hall of the city supermarket.

Buildings of churches of various faiths in Altona.

Everyday life in the city.

Key words

Livestock raising

Reel №6

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Everyday life in small towns in the provinces of Canada.

Playing golf, swimming in the pool.

Views and panorama of the dairy farm Benmanov, faces of farmers.

Bob Benman at work.

Benmans talk about their financial problems and the prospect of ruin (synchronously).

Panorama of the farm Benmanov.

Charles Meer talks about farming, about the way of life (synchronously).

Farmer Olga Babiash, sitting in a wheelchair, talks about life and work on the family farm, further prospects (synchronously).

Olga's son takes her to the porch, a panorama of the farm.

Olga Babiash at home.

The farmer-invalid Mury Bedell sits behind the wheel of the truck, demonstrates the possibility of controlling the technique without hands.

Mury Bedell with his wife and children, the faces of his family members.

Panorama of part of the territory of Bedell's farm.

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Farmers Clayton and Byron Richardson on the continuity of work on the family farm, the severity of farm labor in recent years, the creation of a family farmer's corporation, the internal appearance of the house Richardsons (synchronously).

Agricultural machinery and land cultivation with a complex of machines on the Richardson farm.

Byron Richardson talks about the use and merits of the agricultural machinery complex (synchronously).

The wife of Byron Suzy talks about her life on the farm and the upbringing of children, about the organization of hospitals for farmers (synchronously).

Minister of Agriculture Charles Meer talks about the main conditions for the success of Canada's agriculture, the effectiveness of family farms (synchronously).

Canadian landscapes.

Farmers go riding.

Library in the house of one of the farmers.

Farmers at an auction for the sale of livestock.

Harvesting of wheat in one of the farms.

Races on horse sleds.

Key words

A family

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