Family portrait (1980)

Documentary №62332, 2 parts, duration: 0:16:48
Production: LSDF
Screenwriters:V.Djyakonov, I.Kalinina, Yu.Rost
Camera operators:V.Djyakonov
Sound mixer:N.Vinogradskaya


At the heart of this sentimental picture is a story about a woman, a museum attendant of the Hermitage Nina Petrovna Vauchskaya. Like any Leningrad woman who survived the blockade, her life was not easy, she lost three children, her husband. But now she has a new kind of family - girls, young people, whom she met at the paintings in the halls of the Hermitage. They come to visit her, bring their children, talk about high things.

Reel №1

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A woman with a flashlight walks through the hall of an art gallery.

A museum attendant with a policeman walks around the halls of the museum.

Nina Petrovna Vauchskaya, a museum attendant, lifts the curtain on the window.

View from the window of the Peter and Paul Fortress.

Employees wipe furniture, picture frames.

The attendant is sitting in one of the halls on a chair.

Close-up: watch face.

Tourists are walking around the hall.

The guide (synchronously).

The faces of the visitors.

Family portrait (artist Van Dyck).

The attendant on the chair.

Lunch break at the attendants.

Nina Petrovna (synchronously) about herself.

Painting Madonna and Child.

The faces of the visitors.

Nina Petrovna (synchronously) about her son.

Cleaning of the Hermitage halls.

The guide (synchronously).

The attendant is sitting on a chair.

A woman looks at a painting, a child is sleeping in her arms.

Painting Madonna and Child.

The Nativity of Christ.

Locations: Leningrad [848]

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Visitors in front of paintings.

Visitors in the hall.

Nina Petrovna (synchronously).

Portrait of an old man (Rembrandt).

The Return of the Prodigal Son (Rembrandt).

Portrait of an old woman (Rembrandt).

Empty halls of the Hermitage.

Schoolchildren on an excursion.

The guide (synchronously).

Nina Petrovna shows photos (synchronously).

Family portrait.

Nina Petrovna is sitting in a chair near the Atlanteans, her children are around her.

Locations: Leningrad [848]

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