theme (1993) 09/07/1993
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The topic of the conversation is emigrants.
A visiting correspondent of the BBC in Moscow, Maria Slonim (emigrated from the USSR in 1974), businessman Mikhail Sosinsky (emigrated in 1985).
Guests talk about the reasons that prompted them to leave their homeland and completely change their lives, and share their impressions of life and work abroad.
Emigration on a global scale is discussed, pluses and minuses of change of a residence and citizenship, social and psychological adaptation of adults and children on a new location and the long-term consequences of the move in terms of the probability of returning or vice versa, never again to see the homeland.
The program includes interviews with people leaving for permanent residence abroad, a fragment of an interview with artist Mikhail Shemyakin from the program Mikhail Tatatuta, as well as excerpts from the movies "At Deribasovskaya's good weather ..." (1992, directed by L.I. Gaydai), "Ivan Vasilievich changes his profession" (1973, directed by L.I. Gaydai), "The Horseman without a Head" (1973, directed by V.P.Vainshtok), "Gentlemen of Fortune" (1971, directed by A.I. Seryi), "Passport" (1990, director G.N. Danelia).
PersonnelSlonim M.I. - Russian and British journalist, radio and television presenter, teacher.
Shemyakin M.M. - Russian and American artist, theater artist, sculptor, People's Artist of Kabardino-Balkaria, People's Artist of Adygea.
Taratuta M.A. - Russian journalist, translator, TV presenter, author and presenter of the programs "America with Mikhail Taratuta" and "Russian Hills".