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AnnotationThe film is about the believers. Believers at home; pray in churches, talk about their faith and way of life (sinhr.). Settlement of old believers. The film is about the present day old believers. The Director managed to convey the main features of professed believers of the faith, moral and ethical principles, the originality of their attitude. Being subjected to centuries of persecution from the time of Peter I, the dissenters do not allow yourself any journalists or writers or filmmakers. However, the crew managed to inspire confidence in believers and take the true picture.
Doctor of Philology Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) of the USSR Academy Panchenko said about the book "splitters" Avaakuma and Epiphany (sinhr.).
Trinity-Sergius Lavra Assumption Cathedral, the bell tower; krstny stroke (among participants - Metropolitan Vladimir, Filaret, Patriarch Alexy II).
The city of Riga.
Members of the Riga Old Believers Pomorian community participate in the procession.
Copyist books at work.
Old Believers' baptism in the church.
Children in class at school.
Old Believers cemetery.
Priests and believers perform funeral rites at the cemetery.
Religious procession in Pokrovsky Cathedral in
Moscow; Ordination of Archbishop Metropolitan of Olympia in Moscow and All Russia.
Key wordsLandscapes. Individual farms. Rural settlements. Funeral business. Schooling. Christianity. Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Theological literature. Family.