Overture ... (1989)

Documentary №48890, 1 part, duration: 0:09:06
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Boris Zagryazhskij
Screenwriters:Boris Zagryazhskij
Camera operators:V. Kolushev, D. Masurenkov
Sound mixer:M. Dmitrieva
Other authors:M. Netrebina


The film is dedicated to the paintings of the artist Pyotr Belov on the theme of political repression of the 1930s - 1940s.

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The faces of people standing in line for the exhibition of paintings by Peter Belov.

People are climbing the stairs.

Belov's self-portrait, details of the self-portrait painting.

Belov's passport is on one of his paintings.

Pocket watch in Belov's painting.

Belov's paintings and fragments of paintings on the history of the USSR and political repression of the 1930s - 1940s.

Allegories in Belov's paintings.

Newsreel of 1953: a view of one of the squares of Moscow on the day of Stalin's funeral on March 9, 1953.

Panorama of a part of Gorky Street filled with people, newsreel alternates with fragments of Belov's paintings.

People's faces on the streets of Moscow on the day of Stalin's funeral, crying women.

People stand with their heads bared.

Residents of Moscow are heading to Red Square.

The faces of people passing by the coffin with Stalin's body installed in the Column Hall of the House of Unions.

Faces of visitors to the exhibition of paintings by Peter Belov, fragments of paintings.

Fragments of a painting dedicated to the tragic fate of V.E. Meyerhold.

Newsreel of 1953: people climb the stairs of the Hall of Columns of the House of Unions to say goodbye to the body of Stalin.

People pass by the coffin with Stalin's body, people's faces, crying women.

Stalin is in a coffin.

Stalin's awards on the pillows at the coffin.

A column with funeral wreaths is moving along Red Square.

The coffin with Stalin's body is carried on an artillery gun carriage to the mausoleum.

Fragments of Belov's paintings depicting Stalin.

A painting dedicated to B.L. Pasternak.

The face of one of the visitors of the exhibition.

Fragments of Belov's paintings presented at the exhibition, the faces of visitors to the exhibition.

Newsreel of 1953: panorama of part of the Historical Museum building and Red Square in the evening after Stalin's funeral on March 9, 1953, wreaths displayed around the museum building.

Paintings by Peter Belov.

Calendar: 09.03.1953 1989

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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