The Letter (1986)

Documentary №9320, 2 parts, duration: 0:18:50
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Galin I.
Screenwriters:Ivanov YU.
Camera operators:Filatov I.


The writer Yu.N. Ivanov calls to mind his childhood during the World War II, reflects on problems of war and peace, on the right of citizens of the city of Kaliningrad (its original German name is Königsberg) for their city.

Temporary description:

The writer Yu Ivanov recalls wartime childhood, thinking about the problems of war and peace, the right of residents of Kaliningrad to your city, those who are not resigned to the outcome of World War II, and dreams of revenge. These thoughts were inspired by the letter writer, a former owner of the house, a German, where he now lives Yu Ivanov.

Reel №1

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Envelope, a letter in German - different.

Stamp on the envelope, the address - CU., MS.

Lamp, door handle house number 65 Shteffekshtrasse, Königsberg (city

Kaliningrad) - CU.

Stairs at home - MS., PNRM.

Of the receipt of the Hamburg letter from Heinrich Mueller said journalist Yury Ivanov - CU. (Author of the letter G. Mueller, now a resident of Hamburg, a former owner of the house).

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Corner of the house with pictures on the wall.

Germans evacuated from Königsberg - LS.

German family stands with his arms raised in salute - MS., PNRM.

Yuri Ivanov and his wife in the garden, on the bench - MS., LS.

House - LS., PNRM.

Yuri Ivanov and his wife at home, room, staircase, watch - different., PNRM.

PNRM. the tree in the window at home - MS., PNRM.

Yuri Ivanov takes off his glasses - CU.

Tree - MS., Hitting.

Yuri is sitting in a chair - different.

Animation: red.

Racing clouds - MS., PNRM.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Flying aircraft - MS., PNRM.

Flame - MS., PNRM.

Crumbling house - MS.

Yuri Ivanov wears glasses and looks - different.

Monument to Soviet soldiers (in red) - LS., MS.

Animation: red clouds - MS., PNRM.

Yuri Ivanov and his wife sitting at the table - LS., Hitting, on a bench in the garden among the flowers - MS.

House - MS., PNRM., Departure.

Pendulum clock - MS., CU.

Yuri Ivanov comes to his desk, sat down - LS., PNRM.

Hands typing on a typewriter - CU.

Reflection of houses in water - MS., PNRM.

Kaliningrad - LS. (Top), PNRM., MS.

The people on the street - MS.

Newsreel 1945:

Soviet soldiers pass by the store showcases German, stands at the window of a German - MS., CU.

Warriors help children get out of the dungeon - MS.

Pass children - LS., CU., MS.

Sits Yu Ivanov - CU.

Sculpture (children) - MS., PNRM., Various.

Field of sunflowers - LS., PNRM.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

A wounded woman on a stretcher - MS., PNRM.

The bride and groom at the eternal flame - MS.

Flowers, children playing in the street - CU.

Children play on a tank - LS.

Fountain - MS.; Girl at the fountain - MS., PNRM.

PNRM. from the window to the room, at a desk typing on a typewriter Yuri Ivanov - MS., PNRM.

Hamburg - MS.

The man in the street smoking a pipe - CU.

A man sits on a bench, the other plays the accordion - MS., CU.

The streets of the city - LS., MS.

PNRM. the building with the inscription in German - MS.

On the streets of the city is a man with a stick - MS.

Hands typing on a typewriter - CU.

The street is a group of people - MS., PNRM.

Hands play the accordion - different.

Go down the street elderly - MS.

The park is a German family (in shorts) - LS., PNRM.

Hands typing on a typewriter - CU., PNRM. by Yu Ivanov - CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Against the background of the page are the German soldiers, burning houses - different.

Looks German family with their hands - MS., PNRM.

Destroyed house - MS., PNRM.

Hands are typing - different.

Mailbox - MS., PNRM.

On the streets of the West marching several people - MS.

Sits Yu Ivanov - CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

People sitting on the ruins - MS.

Ruins - MS.

Says Yu Ivanov (synchronous) - Various., Impact.

German postcard with a picture of Nazi aircraft "Junkers 88" - Various.

Yuri Ivanov listens granddaughter - CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Nazi planes fly - CU., PNRM.

Crumbling wall of the house - MS., PNRM.

The people on the streets of besieged Leningrad - MS.

It is a woman, a child - CU., MS.

Bombs fall - MS., PNRM.

Woman lying in the street - LS.

Zoo in Kaliningrad - LS.

Yuri Ivanov with his granddaughter at the zoo - MS.

About the zoo during the war said Yu Ivanov (synchronous) - MS.

B / w photo: dead elephant - MS., LS.; Bear - MS.; Tiger, monkey - different.

Polar bear in the cage - MS.

Says Yu Ivanov (synchronous) - MS.

Newsreel 1945.:

Salute - LS.

The people welcomed the winners - LS., MS., PNRM.

Falls fascist banner - MS., PNRM.

Sculpture - Head of Hitler - MS.

Salute - LS.

Reel №2

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Says Yu Ivanov (synchronous) - MS., CU.

House, where he lives Yu Ivanov - CU., MS.

Square - LS.

The people on the streets of Kaliningrad - different., Departure.

Schiller monument - LS.

Clouds (red) - CU., PNRM.

Listening to organ music - CU.

Body - LS.

A man plays the organ - different.

Woman, boy listen to - different.

Newsreel 1945.:

Ruined city - LS., PNRM.

Go German prisoners - MS.

Germans held torches - MS.

House is on fire - different.

German soldiers pass - MS., PNRM.

Church - LS., MS.

Flowers, memorial Kant - MS., Departure, PNRM.

The guide shows the portrait of Kant - different., PNRM.

Listen - Various.

Tour of the memorial - LS.

Portrait of Kant - MS.

Shelves of books in the museum Kant - MS., PNRM.

Says Head Museum (synchronously) - CU., Departure.

Books - MS., PNRM.

Says the journalist, Countess Marion Donhof (former owner of estates in East Prussia) (simultaneously in German) - MS.


People pass on the street - are different., PNRM.

Street of the city - MS., PNRM.

Said the Countess M. Donhof (simultaneously in German) - MS.

Windows of the house, PNRM. the building - MS.

House - MS.

The people on the street - different., PNRM.

Yuri Ivanov is typing - MS.

Magazine "Stern" in German - MS.

Kaliningrad - MS., LS.

Schiller monument - MS.

Coast (people sunbathing, swimming) - MS.

Turns the pages of the magazine - MS.

Family Ivanov home - MS., PNRM.

TV screen - MS.

On the TV boys of "Hitler-Jugend" - different.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Banners with swastikas - MS.

German boy crying - MS.

Looks former German soldier - MS.

Soviet soldiers talking to a boy in a German uniform - MS., PNRM.

Crying boy - CU.

Sculpture of one of the founders of the city of Koenigsberg Friedrich von Tselerna (headless) - Various.

Broken wall - MS.

Cathedral - MS.

Schiller monument - LS., Hitting, MS.

Kaliningrad (formerly Königsberg) - MS. (With motion).

The people on the street - MS., PNRM.

Wall - MS.

Says Yu Ivanov (synchronous) - MS.

Legs sculpture, PNRM. the knight without a head - CU.

Sea - different., PNRM.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

The corpse of a German soldier in the water - MS.

German helmets on the beach - MS., PNRM.

The corpses of German soldiers on the shore - MS.

Shooting the film: the actors in the form of German soldiers - MS.

Sea - MS.

Seagulls on the beach - LS., MS., PNRM.

Yuri Ivanov and his granddaughter - CU.

Monument to Soviet soldiers (in red) - LS.

Flying seagull - MS., PNRM.

Runs along the beach girl - different., PNRM.

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