And life is so short. (1989)

Documentary №49984, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:56
Production: Lennauchfilm (LNF)
Director:Yu. Polovnikov
Other authors:Scenarij - N. Veselova.

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Participants village folk choir Nyuksenitsa Vologda region, the elderly, single women, dress up before a performance, singing, dancing in the street of the village.

I can hear "give us a ride, Petrushka, the tractor" choir.

AA Filinskaja singing ditties of his work.

PP Šušková sings wedding lamentations.

Heroine of the film: AA Filinskaja, PP Šušková, AM Klementeva in an interview with the filmmaker talk about their difficult lives.

Villagers escorted the crew of the film on the pier.

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A small vessel approaches the pier.

People are coming ashore.

A bus is moving across the river.

People in the bus cabin.

The bus with the choir members arrived in the village.

The choir members put on costumes, make up their lips, preen themselves.

The audience gathers.

Performance of the choir (synchronously).

Accordion player.

P.P.Shushkova, one of the choir members (synchronously).

P. Shushkova weaves a path on a wooden loom and tells.

Photo of a young Red Army soldier in Budenovka.


Photo of a young A.M.Klimentyeva, a member of the choir.

A.Klimentyeva is sitting on a bench near the house, reading the letters of her deceased husband (synchronously).

Photo of A.Klimentyeva with her husband.

A.Klimentyeva is sitting at the table in the hut.

Village at night.

Early morning, a fisherman on the riverbank.


The choir sings ditties.

A.A. Chelinskaya sings.

Photo of a young A.Chelinskaya.

A. Chelinskaya sings while sitting at the table in the house.

Photo of A.Chelinskaya's husband.

A woman sews a concert costume.

The boy enters the river.

Village street.

A young woman is dancing in the courtyard of the house.

A house with a carved balcony and boarded up windows.

Abandoned houses.

An old tree without leaves.

The choir sings.

A collapsed house.


People are standing on the Nyuksenitsa pier.

Locations: Vologda region [774]


Nyuksenitsa village

Seasons: Summer [824]

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