Siberia. The search for truth. The second film At the crossroads (1988)

Documentary №62340, 3 parts, duration: 0:29:12
Production: LSDF
Director:Andrej Pavlovich
Screenwriters:Aleksandr Bogatirev
Camera operators:Vadim Donec, Lev Rozhin, Aleksandr Ivanov
Sound mixer:Mihail Podtakuj


The second painting cycle dedicated to the fate of small peoples of the North. A good choice of a hero - Nenets writer Anna Nerkagi, bright original personality is allowed to look at the world of small Nations from the inside and translate complex socio-economic, ethnic, demographic problem into the language of human pain, concern, faith in the triumph of reason.

Reel №1

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Children's drawings that tell about the life of the Nenets.

A woman sits in a plague by the hearth.

Chum with the sled leaning against him.

Tundra from a helicopter.

Large face of Anna Nerkaga.

Snowstorm in the tundra.

A. Nerkagi and her husband put the plague.

A lonely chum in the tundra.

The woman in the plague sets the table.

A woman pours her husband tea.

A. Nerkagi and her husband eat in the plague.

The dog was curled up in the snow.

A. Nerkagi (synchronously) about his neighbors, his people.

A herd of reindeer in the tundra.

A man leads a reluctant deer to the sled.


Nerkagi A.P. -neneckaya pisateljnica.

Locations: Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug [819]

Seasons: Winter [823]

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Two plagues in the tundra (evening, snowstorm).

A. Nerkagi goes through the tundra, approaches the camp, takes the puppy.

Men on the street near the chum sawing a log.

A woman saws a log.

The deer stand near the chuma (shooting from the chuma).

And Nerkagi combs her hair.

A. Nerkagi sits in the plague leafing through a notebook, writing.

Dog and sled near the plague.

A. Nerkagi is standing on the street, a deer runs up to her.

She feeds him.

On the tundra, several sleds are driven by reindeer.

Nenets camp.

Nenets children wear outerwear on the street.

Tundra from a helicopter.

Baby on the green grass.

A white deer runs through the green grass.

Green tundra.

The Nenets are sorting out the plague.

In place of the disassembled plague spot from the hearth.

Locations: Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug [819]


Yamal Peninsula

Seasons: Winter [823] Spring [825]

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Green tundra from a helicopter.

The coast of the Yamal Peninsula (from a helicopter).

Drilling rig.

An abandoned village.

A resident of an abandoned village (synchronously) about the fate of the village.

Clogged windows of houses.

All-terrain vehicle rides on the tundra.

Deer in the pasture.

The men lassoed the deer.

Yamal landscapes.

Camp on the shore of the lake (from a helicopter).

A white deer runs across the green tundra.

A sacred place of the Nenets.

Tundra landscapes.

The camp of reindeer herders, there is a two-year-old child nearby.

Chum at sunset.


Nerkagi A.P. -neneckaya pisateljnica

Locations: Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug [819]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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