The film tells about the tragic death of a ballerina of the Mariinsky theatre Lydia Ivanova. The film was shot in St. Petersburg. The film features unique documents, film photographic beginning of the century and other footage. Version of the tragic death of a talented ballerina of the Mariinsky theatre Lydia Ivanova. The iconography of the century.
The vault of the theatre Museum in St.
Petersburg, curator of the Museum demonstrates the Pointe Lydia Ivanova, view of the Nevsky Prospekt, the city of Petersburg in the 20-ies of the 20th century, a General view of the Finnish Gulf, the Alexandrinsky theater, rehearsals of Boris Eifman's ballet "Red Giselle".
A fragment of the ballet "the Ballet class" (synchronous).
Exhibition of artists at the Academy of fine arts (1920-ies).
Artists are on the embankment of the Neva river, walk into the showroom, photographed at the Sphinx.
The Mariinsky theatre.
The dancer Lev Ivanov in the film "a Palace and a fortress" in which she dances on the stage of the Hermitage theatre.