Caravan (1992)

Documentary №76, 2 parts, duration: 0:20:02
Production: Krasnoyarsk studio
Director:Chaplinskiy S.


The film introduces the viewer to the hard work of the sailors, leading wayward cargo ships on the rivers of Siberia, with indigenous peoples of the North and the rugged beauty of the local nature.

Reel №1

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Spring break on the Podkamennaya Tunguska river.

A cargo ship.

River view from the boat.

Page of the Atlas.

The radio traffic.

Birds fly over the water.

The spaceship in the middle of the river.

View of the beach, the fog.

The view of the water.

Work on the deck, it's snowing.

View of the beach.

The ship's bell.

The ladder.

Communication equipment on the deck.

The weather station at the stern, the flag on the flagpole.

A drilling rig on the shore, the helicopter over the taiga.

Work on the rig.

Panorama of the forest on the rocky shores.

Cargo ships on the river.

Unwound the cable.

Cargo barges.

The coupling of the ships.

View of the ship from a helicopter.

Splash between the cargo platforms.

Workers pull a rope.

Trail in the water astern.

The ship in tow.

People run the ships.

The view from the cabin Windows.

Water drops on glass.

Bottom view at the flying helicopter.

The pilot at the controls.

Loading operations at the port.

The helicopter flies away, local children.

The priests on the passenger ship "Chekhov".

Feet and legs of workers, the views of a cargo ship.

Captains exchange greetings.

Ship at the pier, overlooking the port.

Loading work.

Barge in tow.

The hand on the lever.

A man inspects moose antlers.

The view from the barge, the movement of oncoming vessels.

Rocky shores, river waves.

The crew in the cockpit.

Taiga sunset.

The lights on the ships.

Sailor monitors radar.

People walking on the deck.

A fishing vessel.

The view from the cabin at dawn.

Homespun carpet.

An elderly woman.


A cow eats hay.

The spring flood in the village.

Locations: Krasnoyarsk Territory [762] Siberia [926]

Seasons: Spring [825]

Reel №2

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River waves.

A cargo ship.

The wooden structures.

Man trains.

The team stops scrubbing the deck.

The boy in the cap on the background of the house.

A man carrying home the firewood.

An elderly woman washes the catwalk.

Cling to the crane load.

River waves.

The view from the cabin, the reflection in the mirror.

The river (camera turned sideways).

Boat on the river.

Work on the deck (top view).

The motion of the ship is towed through the rapids.

The alternation of negotiations of captains, vessels shall be subjected to the bend of the river.

Reset anchors.

The ship near the shore, a man climbs the hill.


The camp herders.

Children playing ball.

Alternation: a herd of deer in the paddocks, children catch animals.

Woman with child at the entrance to the tent.

The herd in the paddock.

Children are deer in the Arcana.

Adult load of deer.

Children near the frame and tent.

Tied to a tree deer.

Boy riding on a deer.

The man was going hunting.

A man shoots into the air from a pistol.

The barge cast off, the view from the rocky shore.

Movement through the woods (shooting from the back of the deer.

Rider overtake.

Adults and children on the deer.

The crew in the cockpit.

The rocky shore.

Locations: Krasnoyarsk Territory [762] Siberia [926]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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