Whether It's a Tall Tale Or Not.. (1989)

Film-document №9732 6 parts, Duration: 0:56:33 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Shatalina E.

Script writers: Shvydkoy M.

Operators: Filatov I.


About the "matters" of the writers Sinyavskiy and Daniel.

Period of stagnation of USSR


Temporary description

The film is about "business" writer Alexander Sinyavsky and J. D. Daniel. The film was filming the following: general view Vagankovskoye cemetery. Yu's wife at the grave of Daniel J. Daniel. Sinyavsky writer and his wife, who came from exile in 1989, is held in Moscow. Speech wife of Daniel J. - I. Uvarova at a meeting with the memories (synchronously). Memories of the process Sinyavsky and Daniel fall lawyer E. Kogan (synchronous), the prosecutor O. Temushkin (synchronously). Interview Writers: A. Salynsky, Yu Chernichenko (synchronously), G. Gorin, V. Voinovich (synchronously), Okudzhava (synchronous), A. Vaksberg (synchronously). Meeting of the Union of Soviet Writers. Speech Mikhalkov, Mikhail Sholokhov (synchronously). General view of the colony for prisoners "Yavas" which served time Sinyavsky and Yuli Daniel. Prisoners are held in the territory of the colony, working in the lumber camps in the mess hall. View of the city Yavas. View of the prison - "Vladimir Central." The prison, prison cells. A conversation Sinyavsky (synchronously). Among the participants of the film - a film screenwriter M. Shvydkoi.

Reel №1

PNRM. by Vagankovskoye cemetery - MS. (Winter) are people.

Tram rides through the cemetery - MS.

Irina Uvarova - the writer's wife Julia Markovich Daniel - and his son at the grave of J. Daniel.

I. Uvarov lighting a candle to the grave - MS., Hitting, hands - CU.

A woman walks through the cemetery with flowers and laid them on the grave of J. Daniel - MS., PNRM.

Tour of the cemetery - MS., PNRM.

Workers at the cemetery set and sealed the tomb wall - CU., MS., PNRM.

Sorbonne professor, scholar, writer Andrew Donatovich Sinyavsky and his wife, Maria V. Rozanov walking on the street, standing in front of - different.

A sign on the building of the receiving KGB - CU.

KGB building on Dzerzhinsky Square - LS., PNRM.

AD Sinyavsky and M. Rozanov pass on the street, policeman - MS., PNRM.

B / W photo of the 60s: Sinyavsky and Yuli Daniel with friends - MS., CU., PNRM.

I. Uvarov of the floor in the hall (synchronously about 60 years) - MS., Hitting.

Winter landscape: snow in the meadow, grove - MS., PNRM.

Forest - LS.

Tower in a concentration camp - MS., PNRM.

Railroad bed - MS., PNRM.

Melt water - CU.

The process of Sinyavsky and Daniel Cohen told the judge and the prosecutor Ernest Oleg Temushkin (synchronous) - CU., MS.

B / W photo Judge Leo Smirnov - CU., Hitting.

Reel №2

Continuation of the story by E. Kogan and OP Temushkina (synchronous) - CU., MS., Hitting.

An empty street in Moscow - MS., PNRM. (Summer).

AD Sinyavsky and M. Rozanov walking down the street - CU., PNRM., MS.

Playwright SALYNSKY Athanasius in his office said the process Sinyavsky and Daniel (synchronously) - MS., Impact, departure.

The interior of the courtroom (without people) - MS., CU., PNRM.

Armchair judges - CU.

AD Sinyavsky and M. Rozanov Covers the (synchronous) - CU., PNRM.

B / w photo: J. Daniel and Sinyavsky on trial - MS.

PNRM. the courtroom: a piece of paper with the words "Do not sorite," "Do not touch the curtains," and so on - CU.

Articles in newspapers 60s condemning Sinyavsky and Daniel: "A person detractors," etc. - CU., Hitting.

Reel №3

Articles in the newspaper - CU.

E. Kogan says (synchronously) - MS.

B / W photo Yuli Daniel and Andrei Sinyavsky - MS., CU.

Article in "no moral justification», PNRM. on the signature of the writer - CU.

Says A. SALYNSKY (synchronous) - CU.

Says home Sinyavsky (synchronous) - CU.

plaque with the inscription "The Union of Soviet Writers.

Board », PNRM. on the closing door - CU.

The Central House of Writers at the door sits a policeman - MS., PNRM.

Says writer Yuri Chernichenko (synchronous) - MS., CU., Impact, departure.

A sign on the building, PNRM. a road sign - CU.

Writer Grigory Gorin indoors exile says (synchronously) - MS.

Pick up the writer Vladimir Voinovich, who had returned from exile: V. Voinovich embraces welcomers - MS., CU., PNRM.

V. Voinovich indoors speaks during Sinyavsky and Daniel (synchronously) - CU., Departure.

The room says the writer and bard Bulat Okudzhava, like Voinovich signed the letter in defense of Sinyavsky and Daniel (synchronously) - CU., MS., Hitting.

People in the lobby of the Writers' Union - MS.

Plenum of the Writers' Union - General view of the hall (the top point).

Acts poet Sergei Mikhalkov - MS., PNRM. by the presidium.

Listening to the poet Andrei Voznesensky - CU.

Writers vote - MS., Departure.

B / w photo: Sinyavsky and Yuli Daniel at the funeral of Boris Pasternak - carry the coffin - MS.

Reel №4

Writer Arkady Vaksberg speaks during Sinyavsky and Daniel (synchronously in the room) - CU., MS., Hitting, taking his next interview screenplay - theater critic Mikhail Shvydkoi.

Listen to the Hall - MS.

Newsreel 60's.:

Writer Mikhail Sholokhov of the floor with a sharp indictment of Daniel and Sinyavsky (synchronous) - CU.

AD Sinyavsky, M. Rozanov and I. Uvarov watching chronicles the editing table - MS., CU.

Says A. SALYNSKY (synchronous) - CU.

B / W photo of Daniel Yu - CU., Hitting.

At the memorial service Yuli Daniel people listen to a tape recording of the interview - CU.

I. Uvarov - CU.

The girl says (synchronously) - MS., PNRM.

Sergei Chesnokov sings the verses of Daniel Yu (synchronous) - CU.; Hands on the guitar - CU.

People listen - CU.

Camp in the village of Yavas Mordovia (where were Daniel and Sinyavsky) are prisoners - are different.

Bunk in the barracks - MS., PNRM.

Corridor - MS., PNRM.

Door - MS., PNRM.

Reel №5

Camp: the prisoners are - MS., PNRM.

Posters in the camp - MS., PNRM.

Prisoners at work: sawing, timber packed, loaded on a cart - MS., CU., PNRM.

Horse muzzle - CU.

Taps - MS.

Cook dinner at hand - MS.

Hands soup poured into the pan (between porridge and soup) and put on the hand - CU.

Interior dining - MS.

A poster with the Kremlin - CU.

Interior red corner - MS.

Yavas street, passers-by are, PNRM. a poster - MS., PNRM. (Summer).

AD Sinyavsky, M. Rozanov, I. Uvarov for editing table - MS., Departure, impact.

Photo: Sinyavsky - MS.; J. Daniel - MS.

Friends of Daniel Michael Buras and Boris and Mikhail Shvydkoi Zolotarevskiy pass on the street, M. Bouras says Daniel Yu (synchronous) - LS., CU., PNRM.

Sculpture of a knight on a building - MS., Hitting.

Yavas settlement: a prison fence, PNRM. the tower clock - MS., PNRM. at the prison (shot through the window) - MS. (Summer).

The building and the prison yard (Vladimir Central) - MS., PNRM.

Fence with barbed wire - MS., CU., PNRM.

Prison bars - PNRM. the top point, MS.

PNRM. the windows.

The hand opens the door peephole and a prison cell - CU., PNRM.

Interior cameras - LS., PNRM., CU.

Prison corridor windows - MS.

Reel №6

The prison - MS. (From the window)

Dogs bark through the bars - MS.

People on the street - MS., PNRM. (Summer).

B. Zolotarevskiy, M. Bouras and M. Shvydkoi pass on the street - MS., PNRM.

B / W photo Y. Daniel - MS., CU.

AD Sinyavsky and M. Rozanov in the room, M. Rozanov says emigration (synchronous) - MS., CU., PNRM.

I. Uvarov smokes - CU.

Magazine "Syntax", published in exile Rozanova - CU., PNRM.

Says I. Uvarov (synchronously) - MS.

Says V. Voinovich (synchronous) - MS., PNRM., Hitting.

M. Rozanov and AD Sinyavsky talk on the street with the military - MS., LS., PNRM.

AD Sinyavsky M. Shvydkoi and I. Uvarov pass on the street - MS., PNRM.

Yavas settlement: PNRM. with a truck on a road sign - MS.

Guard shack - LS.

The prison, PNRM. the barbed wire - MS. (Summer).

Empty prison cell - MS., PNRM.

AD Sinyavsky rises to the podium, stands (synchronous) - MS., PNRM., Hitting.

Daniel J. friends in the room - LS., PNRM.

B. Zolotarevskiy charges projector - MS.; Works projector - MS.


J. Daniel with a baby - MS., CU., PNRM.