Russian necropolis. (1993)

Documentary №48790, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:28
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)


Story about Moscow cemeteries.

Reel №1

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The film tells about the graves in cemeteries Novodevichy, Donskoy and Danilov monasteries on Vagankovsky Mitinskoe and cemeteries in Moscow.

The film traces the stylistic peculiarities and traditions of Russian tombstones.

In the picture filming the following: types of monasteries and the adjoining areas including cemeteries, burial in the monastery with different tombstones, marble and bronze statues, crosses, chapels, monuments, tombs and monuments at Vagankov Mitinskoe and cemeteries.

Among them are the graves of the Soviet era politicians, scientists and cultural burial Chernobyl, etc.

The film includes newsreels in 1919, which commemorated the opening of the relics of St.

Sergius of Radonezh at the Trinity-Sergius Lavra.

Key words

Municipal utilities.
Atheistic propaganda.

Reel №2

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