Shrapnel on their own.. (1989)

Film-document №50407 3 parts to collection Price category A

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Producer LSDF

Director: I.Trahtengerc

Script writers: F.Naftuljev, I.Trahtengerc

Operators: V.Morozov, B.Titov

Recordist: S.Litvyakov


The film is about the lives of people who were called dissidents and who protested against the policy of the Soviet state in violation of human rights. The film is about Leningrad philosopher I. V. Nikolaev, repressed in the 1960-ies, the journalist V. I. Sheiko, expelled from the editorial Board for the article in defense of genetics, and about the artist-designer V. P. Gypsy, and have not found a place in today's life. The authors try to answer a difficult question: what casts in the direction of people who are active, those who would like to benefit society.

Reel №1


Journalist, a former employee of the magazine "Neva" V.I.Sheyko dismissed from the editorial for publication F.Abramova novel "Around and About", sitting in the kitchen of his apartment, walking down the street of the city, talks about his life, reads his poem "Russian were .

From a letter to a friend "(synchronous and behind the scenes).

Former PhD I.V.Nikolaev talks about his arrest, methods of investigation, of staying in a psychiatric hospital, the impossibility to get a job (synchronous and over).


The movement of people across the square.

Street trade.

Man tries to sell passers shoes.

People in the building, which is a cooperative "Search" engaged in arranging private lives of lonely people.


Artist-designer V.P.Tsyganko in the studio, at a reception at the Local Police Department talks about his life and about the reasons for going abroad (synchronous and over).


Meeting former repressed Soviet citizens who had suffered for their beliefs (synchronously).

Passengers climb the ladder to the plane.

Artists working in the studio.


Janitor cleans the street in winter.

Rooms and chambers of a psychiatric clinic.

The man in the booth phone booth.


Inspector regulates traffic at the crossing.

Key words

Offense, offense. Court. The prosecutor's office. Urban life. Home life. Medical institutions. Therapeutic and preventive care. Utilities. Painting. Emigration. Air transport. Militia. City.