Around the Khevsuretiya.. (1959)

Film-document №5195 2 parts, Duration: 0:15:48 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Legat E.

Operators: Legat E.

Anouncers: Khmara L.


A film story about a small mountainside Region of Georgia - Khevsuretiya - situated in the south-east of Georgia, in the Eastern ridges of the Great Caucasus Mountains.

Historical background

Cinematographer Legat visited the area together with a group of tourists in Moscow and spent shooting.

Temporary description

Caucasus. Landscapes mountains, valleys, the Black Sea coast. Flocks of sheep on pastures. Movement of road transport and tourists on the Georgian Military Highway. The village of jute. Khevsurs different sex and age in the national dress in the streets of the village, in the home. Riders on horseback. Masters of arts and crafts for work. Girls and boys are dancing folk dance. Our guide, a student at Tbilisi University Sh Arabuli leads a tour of tourists. The ruins of an ancient fortress. Castles and towers. Fortress Shatili (frames chronicles the 1920 GG and modern mode). Khevsurs in combat gear (frames chronicles the 1920 GG) Kolkhoz Gemardzhveba. Family Chincharauli at work in the home. Shearing. Member of the Supreme Council of Georgia M. Aludauri, a milkmaid from the village Magaroskari at work. Teacher AA Ochiauri Shuanho from the village with his family. The city of Tbilisi. Sculptors I. and G. Ochiauri at work. Sculpture Kazbegi.

Reel №1

The resort hotel on the Black Sea in Sochi travel.

Garden in Sochi.

Bus passes by the Georgian Military Highway - the general plan.

Animated map of Georgia with a designation on it Khevsureti.

Moscow tourists with pack horses run on a mountain trail Caucasus.

Mountain scenery, the trail sneaks away touring caravan - the overall plan.

East of the Greater Caucasus mountain range - an outline from different angles.

Cloud touches the peaks of the Caucasus Mountains.

Man and woman riding on pack horses crossing the stormy mountain river.

Flock of white sheep on green hillsides - the general plan.

On a mountain trail rides lone rider - the overall plan.

Mountain springs, words scrawled on a rock (the Georgian alphabet).

Green wheat field in the mountains - the overall plan.

Processed man plots of land near the mountain village - the general plan.

Potato field - the average plan.

Rocky hillside - an outline.

Mount Chaukhi - the general plan.

Khevsurian Juta village near Mount Chaukhi - total and average plans.

Panorama, pass Khevsurs in national costumes.

Riders pass through the village - Khevsurs in national dress - the general plan.

Rider-Khevsurs in holiday dress arrives at the tourist tents, lying on green grass in the mountains.

Women and girls in national hevsurki holiday dress.

Panorama of jewelry for women - medium, large plans.

The girl's face-hevsurki - close-up.

Decoration of the coins, crosses with stones and metal chains - close-up.

Silver coinage on the case saber Khevsuri - close-up.

Tourists watching - close-up.

Girl hevsurka shows tourists as in the old cloth woven on a primitive machine - a common, average plans.

Woman weaving cloth on a primitive machine - medium, large plans.

Girls embroider national pattern - medium, large plans.

It takes a group of men and women in traditional costumes - the general plan, filmed from the back.

Girl and boys in national dress.

The girl's face-hevsurki - close-up.

Young men and women - Khevsurs, teenage boys.

Tourists and residents of the village in a friendly circle at home.

The men in the circle sing the national dance, the woman playing the harmonica (synchronously).

Khevsurs dance with daggers, she throws a handkerchief between them feud between rival stops (folk dance simultaneously).

Dancing girls hevsurki (synchronously).

Panorama, a house in the village of jute; language student at Tbilisi University Khevsurs Shaliko Vrabuli, vacations in his native village, tells visitors about the people - a common, medium, large plans.

Mountain flowers - the average plan.

Inaccessible mountains - panorama.

Clouds trail on mountain tops - the general plan.

Tourists go deep into the mountain trails Khevsureti - total and average plans.

The remains of an ancient fortress in the mountains - the overall plan.

Village on a steep hillside - the overall plan.

Home, located high in the mountains (without people) - an outline.

Tourists come in mountain village (residents do not), then go on their way to a very narrow, dangerous trails.

The trail passes a steep cliff at the edge of a mountain river.

A torrent of a mountain river - the average plan.

View of the bridge across the river.

Tourists pass through the bridge.

Men help the horse out of the swirling waters of a mountain stream.

Mountain valley at dawn - the overall plan.

Ancient fortress in the mountains - the average plan, the general plan.

Another castle on the hill - the general plan.

The tower on the mountain - the overall plan.

The mountain peaks covered with clouds - the overall plan.

The ruins of an ancient fortress located on a steep hill.

Signal tower in the mountains.

The tower on the top of the mountain - the general plan.

Mountain gorge, in which were the ancient fortress and signal tower - panorama.

Ancient houses Anatori left at the junction and Ardetskogo Argun gorges - medium, large plans.

Tourist tent, outstretched in a valley near the ancient fortress Shatili.

Fortress Shatili - general, secondary plans.

Tourists visit the castle - the average, the overall plan.

Fortress wall with windows and battlements - panorama.

Reel №2

Shatili fortress - the general plan, filmed in 1930, black-and-white images.

Villagers at the fortress Shatili pass to dwellings.

Peasants in the wooden plow oxen plowing a piece of land - a common, average plans.

Woman makes bread from flour.

Hands knead the dough and make the cake of coarse flour on a wooden platter - close-up.

Badly dressed old people Khevsuri - total, average plans.

Old Khevsurs - close-up.

A flock of sheep in the fortress - the average plan.

Man climbs the stairs on each floor of a primitive fortress.

Cross the feet of the man on the steps cut into the log,

the so-called ladder.

Home Khevsurs, built of flat stones.

Poor, dilapidated.

Woman with child at the site of the yard - the general plan, shot from above.

Khevsurs in ancient military garb with a shield and a sword, passed down from ancestors inherited.

Panorama of the suit of armor.

Medieval warrior shield Khevsuri - close-up.

Khevsurs with shields and spikes.

Embroidery on the chest of male costume - close-up.

Outerwear men.

Dagger and a sword on his belt men - close-up.

In the 2nd part of the entire previous material in black and white, shot in 1930 in the fortress Shatili.

Continued surveys in 1959:

Khevsureti village, the general plan, shot from the top of a power line tower - panorama.

High voltage electricity cables are drawn to the mountains above the village Khevsurs - the general plan.

Panorama of the landscaped road racing mountain road, modern houses Khevsurs.

The cable car pulled wagons with the ground beneath them visible of the two-and three-story homes.

Panorama of the valley, where they live now Khevsurs, come down from the high mountains - the general plan.

Capped mountains, shrouded in clouds - the average plan.

Green valley in the mountains - the average plan.

PNRM. the fortress Shatili - the general plan.

Tourists visiting the castle as a monument of antiquity.

Tourists talk to Khevsur.

Old Khevsurs in national costume - close-up.

Abandoned medieval semi-pagan shrine - "hati".

Bells and ox horns on the wall chapel - religious objects - close-up.

Ancient fortress Kistaki in the mountains - the overall plan.

Hahmati tower - close-up.

Panorama of the ridge, at the bottom stretch harness.

The well-appointed single-family houses built in a mountain valley of Georgia - the overall plan.

The village, spread out in a fertile valley.

Flowers and cypress trees in the valley - panorama.

The path to the dale is Khevsurian family: father, mother, daughter (dressed in modern European clothes).

Khevsurs Chincharauli old farmer sitting on a bench outside his home on the farm "Tamardzhveba" Samgarskogo area near Tbilisi - close-up (peasants moved here 5 years ago from the fortress Shatili).

School children walk past the old man's grandson Levan sits next to his grandfather, and shows him his notebook.

Terrace house farmer Chincharauli - medium shot.

Children on school grounds Khevsurs harvest grapes - the overall plan.

Levan and Bera Chincharauli harvested grapes.

Schoolgirl gives a little girl a bunch of grapes - the average plan.

Collective farmers shearers electric clippers.

A flock of sheep in a pen - the general plan.

Street kolkhoz village Magaroskari Dusheti district - an outline to the house are the collective farm chairman Alexei Hatsirauli and his ward Maria hevsurka Aludauri the best milker farm, member of the Supreme Council of Georgia.

Deputy's badge on his chest Khevsurian girl.

Mountain village - the general plan.

A family photo Khevsuri Ochiauri.

Panorama of the village Shuanho where Ochiauri established the first school for Pshavs and Khevsurs.

Old teacher Ochiauri the house with his wife, daughter and grandson - medium, large plans.

A daughter Ochiauri - Tinantin - Candidate Ethnological Sciences - close-up.

Street Tbilisi - the overall plan.

Shota Rustaveli monument - the average plan.

Buildings in Tbilisi - the average plan.

A younger son Ochiauri Gogi - sculptor, received a medal for his work at the World Youth Festival in Vienna, in the studio working on a sculpture artist Zurab Nichiaradze.

Hands sculpture fulfill Zurab Nichiaradze - close-up.

The book is a classic of Georgian literature Alexander Kazbegi - close-up.

Portrait of the page of the book - close-up.

The eldest son of A. Ochiauri Irakli Ochiauri in the studio working on a sculpture of Alexander Kazbegi - medium, large plans.

The sculptor - close-up.

Sculpture project by I. Alexander Kazbegi Ochiauri - close-up.

Tourists on the way to a mountain gorge - a common, average plans.

Mountain river and the fortress Shatili the gorge - the general plan.

Panorama: Tourist tent in the valley.

Tourists are heated by the fire in the rain - a common, average plans.

Panorama: tourists Khevsurian botanist Dedida Ochiauri other Khevsurs campfire.

Moscow tourists returning from Khevsureti: go on the trails in the rain and the weather is nice.

Mountain landscape Khevsureti evening - the overall plan.