Insomnia (1989)

Documentary №76296, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:51
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Director:N. Kagan
Screenwriters:D. Cherneckij
Camera operators:L. Denisov
Composers:G. Azatov
Text authors:G. Gorin
Sound mixer:V. Kolodeznij


A resident of the city of Saratov Nikolay Parin, repressed in 1941 at the age of 16 years, says (synchronously) about the cause and circumstances of his arrest, about the camp, about his life after rehabilitation, the attitude in the production, where he worked, about the attitude of relatives and people close to him.

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Nikolai Mikhailovich Margin, the victim of political repression, preparing for an interview.

Photos Parina different years in a frame on the wall.

Parin tells the story of the arrest of his friend, Vasily Sukharev, talks about his arrest in April 1941, reads his poem about Stalin, which served as the reason for the arrest, talks about people's political folklore of the 1930-ies, the attitude of the people to Stalin, about the nicknames given to Stalin by the criminals in the camp, about the beginning of the war, the Vavilov.

And. which met in prison, about the hunger strike declared by Vavilov, the receipt of the indictment in his case (synchronously).

Fragments of paintings, symbolizing the Stalin era, reflecting political repression.

The paintings of Peter Belov's "Dandelions", "Hourglass".

Fragments of paintings.

The Picture Belov "Meyerhold".

Calendar: 1989

Locations: Saratov region [801]

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Parin talks about staying in the same cell with N. And.

Vavilov, about the lawsuit and about the time, about their behavior when re-arrest (synchronously).

Fragments of paintings devoted to political repression, the sculpture of the boy with the volume of Stalin's collected works.

A certificate of exemption issued by Parrino.

Photos Parina different years.

Parin talks about his life and work after his release and rehabilitation, education, the attitude in the production, the reluctance to join the party, talks about his family, about the attitude of his relatives, for the upbringing of his son (synchronously).

Family photos Parina.

A drawing of one of the camps.

Photo Parina showing on the map the location of the camp in which he was sitting.

Photos Parina during a visit to the exhibition devoted to memory of victims of political repression, the fragments of the paintings presented at the exhibition.

Calendar: 1989

Locations: Saratov region [801]

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