As for Mother Volga. (1986)

Documentary №48700, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:58
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Martinceva T.
Screenwriters:Kapitanovskij V.
Camera operators:Moskalev S.


The film is based on the memories and thoughts of the famous Russian photographer M.P.Dmitrieva, removes Gorky, IA Bunin, L.N.Andreeva and many other famous people.

Reel №1

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Mourners waving ship passengers.

An elderly man.

Child with binoculars.

The wheel steamer.

Waterfront buildings, ships at the pier.

Panorama of Volga.

The river steamers go.

The light in the window is open.

Dark room.

Russian Museum of Photography in Nizhny Novgorod.

Rooms, furnishings.

Camera M.P.Dmitrieva.

Unclear reflected in the murky mirror cracked.

Parts of the broken camera on the cobblestones.

M.P.Dmitrieva room in the house.

The mirror reflects light from the ceiling.

Toy on a chair.

Photo portraits on the walls.

Photos of Nizhny Novgorod.

The wheel steamer.

View of the river and the marina of the tower crane, the crane transfers the container.

Port cranes on the shore.

The river is a steamer.

Photos of Nizhny Novgorod.

M.P.Dmitrieva room in the house.

Portrait M.P.Dmitrieva.

Viewing with a magnifying glass portraits Gorky, L.N.Andreeva, IA Bunin.


Dissolve: photos and details of the situation M.P.Dmitrieva studio.

Camera M.P.Dmitrieva.


Steamship whistle.

The river is a cargo ship (shooting from the water).

At the railway bridge is a freight train cars.

View from the bridge: a cargo ship in the channel.

The ship "Konstantin Fedin."

Photos of churches.

The waves splashing on the rocks.

By the church rises crawler tractor.

Pull ropes.

Barge type "Sunrise" on the platform.


Locations: Nizhny Novgorod region [790]

Reel №2

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The engine room of the steamer.

Steamboat on the river.

The camera on the deck.


Tree in water.


The consequences of the floods.


Waterlogged section of the river in the forest.


Abandoned boat in the trees.

View from the window of a cane.

Broken wooden constructions in water.

Man crossing the river on the balance of an abandoned pier.

Tram track (shot from the cabin).

Wall Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin on the hill.

Closes the door.

Brick walls.

The narrow window lit torch.

Forge, shadow of a man on the wall.

Blacksmith at work.

Torches on the walls.


Rooms Russian museum of photography.

Chronicle of the early twentieth century:

Foot soldiers running through the mud.

Fall killed.

The cavalrymen.

Dissolve: the teeth on the walls of the Kremlin.

Raindrops on glass.


Photos on the table.


Photo on the wall.

Camera M.P.Dmitrieva.

The wheel steamer.

Trees in the water, the waves splashing on the trunks.

The painting on the dome of the church, the view from the inside.

A group of children.

Abandoned temple on the hill, the view from the outside.

Children look at the barred window.


Panorama of the river.

The man in the boat.


A child at the fence.

Steamboats on the river.

On the deck of the ensemble acts.


By water floating leaf litter.

Photos interspersed with portraits M.P.Dmitrieva.

View of the water through the deck railing abandoned ship.

Church on the beach.

Thickets of grass.

Reflections in the water.

Ticker: excerpt of writing Gorky in Nizhny Novgorod Executive Committee, written in defense M.P.Dmitrieva.

Calendar: 1905-1918

Locations: Nizhny Novgorod region [790]

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