Yamal - edge of the earth (1967)

Documentary №58657, 2 parts, duration: 0:17:28
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Vagin A.
Screenwriters:Bolgarin I.
Camera operators:Sosenkov I.
Composers:Kallosh Sh.


The film tells about the life of the Yamal Peninsula, where the inhabitants keep traditions of their ancestors, but at the same time is the rapid development of the natural resources of the harsh edges.

Reel №1

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Top view of ships in the ocean.

The pilot at the controls.

Ships in ice.

According to the band of open water boat passes.

Melting ice floes.

Ice crystals.

Nomad camp, musher on a reindeer sleigh.

A herd of deer.

Reindeer ride the sled, distilled herds.

Deer in a pasture.

Shepherd dog.

Fumigation herds (national ritual).

Reindeer graze on the tundra.

Deer on a watering place.

Over the nomad camp is flying the plane.

Panorama tundra.

Flowering grass, mountain view.

The family of reindeer herders.

Women scrape hides.

The man smokes a pipe.

A woman with a child.

A man with a pipe.

Woman with needlework.

A man removes the hood.

Woman sews.

Bags with folk ornaments.

A boy with a puppy in her arms fox.

Baby duckling feeding.

Fox puppy in the grass.

Nomad camp on the background of mountains.

Reindeer sleigh rides along the coast.


Summer night.

Needle women in the tent.

Finished goods.

Family supper.

Fishermen repairing nets on the shore.

Alternation: pulling nets from the water caught fish.

Alternation: view of the camp from the water, the residents catch fish.

Alternation: fishing boats unload the catch on deck.

Return to the port.

Unloading of large fish.

The ceiling of the cave storage.

The fish is placed in the warehouse.


Locations: Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug [819]

Seasons: Summer [824]

Reel №2

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Nordic Panorama.

Construction of the village.

Above the houses the helicopter takes off.

Alternation: Panorama of tundra and taiga, hydroplane in air.

Special paving the way.

Work on the rig.

Landing a helicopter.

Workers fix cargo.

The helicopter flies over the lake.

Panoramas of Yamal, derricks.

Work on the rig.

Gas Torch.

Animation: the development of a map of Yamal.

Split screen: map, pipeline construction.

Map towers.

A helicopter flies past the tower.

The camp working at night.

Gas torch burning above the water.


Those workers.

Moon over the forest.

He lit the fire.

Dawn over the drill.

Locations: Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug [819]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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