An Alive Memory (1989)

Documentary №9760, 5 parts, duration: 0:45:24
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Soloveva A.
Screenwriters:Nikitkina V.
Camera operators:Lovkov V., Sysoev V.


About the present life of veterans of the Great Patriotic War (Soviet people’s participation in World War II in 1941-1945) in the village of Gorkaya Balka, their relations with veterans of the Soviet war in Afghanistan (also known as the Soviet-Afghan War).

Temporary description:

The film is about the reburial of the village Bitter Beam soldiers killed during World War II during the liberation of the village. The film includes footage of the following: general view of the village, a funeral procession passes through the streets of the village, memorial service, the performance of the veterans at the meeting (synchronously), a monument to the fallen soldiers. The villagers celebrate Victory Day, share their memories of war (synchronously). Harvesters work in farm fields, the man collects pears in the garden, the woman feeding the ducks, wedding reception in the village, seeing army recruits in the collective Fame Museum. Countryside surrounding villages Bitter Balka. Presentation of certificates to graduates of rural schools.

Reel №1

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Veterans of the Great Patriotic War at the Bolshoi Theater on Victory Day, a man plays the accordion - different.

The queue at the eternal flame at the Kremlin wall - LS., PNRM.

Helmet on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - CU., Hitting.

Eternal flame - MS., Hitting.

People of different ages lay flowers at the grave - are different.

Crying elderly woman in a headscarf - CU.

Stavropol region: the river, the fields (the plane) - LS.

Bitter Soviet village bar area - LS. (The plane), MS., PNRM.

Reburial fallen in battles for the liberation of the village Bitter bar: there are war veterans with medals, old women, children, men endure banner - MS., CU.

Funeral procession: veterans carry the coffin, are the girls in white dresses, men with guns, etc. - MS., LS., PNRM.

The coffin was placed on a pedestal - LS.

The rally at the memorial opens partorg Lenin collective farm VS Peretrukhin (synchronously).

Listen to the villagers - MS., PNRM., CU.

Speakers Charles J. Kubrin veteran VS Bochkarev (synchronously), a member of the war in Afghanistan Komarov (synchronously).

Reburial - LS., MS., PNRM.

Soldiers fired into the air from machine - MS.

The opening of the monument to fallen soldiers, covered with bas-relief drops - MS.

Residents laid flowers to the monument - LS.

The words "your immortal feat" in bas-relief, the eternal flame at the monument - MS., CU., Hitting, PNRM.

Reel №2

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In the garden, hanging jacket with medals - CU.

War veterans are sitting at a table in the garden - CU., PNRM.

Talk about the war years: II Zakharov, MI Zakharov. N. Zakharov, Bakhtin (synchronous) - CU., MS.

Hands of an elderly man - CU.

Elderly man sitting at home, PNRM. out - MS.

A teenage girl riding a bicycle - LS.

Children on the street repairing bicycles - MS.

Parents with kids in the street - MS.

On the post-war years tells VR Rudakov (synchronously), sitting next to her husband, a veteran VR Rudakov - MS., CU., PNRM.

Widow AM Belousov in the garden, talking about himself (synchronously) - CU., MS., PNRM.

Sits a young man with a child - CU.

Belousova hands spun yarn, PNRM. her face - CU.

Lie military photos - CU., PNRM.

Recalls veteran LF Laptik, a former prisoner (synchronous) - CU.

Says his wife NT Laptikova (synchronously).

Wild flowers and plants - CU.

Spider web - CU.

Reel №3

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Combines "Field" in the - MS., CU.

The inscription on the combine "Driving student» - CU.

Faces of young harvester - CU.

Harvester parts, gave dug earth - CU.

Horses in the field - MS., PNRM.

Pear tree in the garden - CU., PNRM.

War veteran AA Shcherbakov collects pears.

His wife M. Shcherbakov feeding the ducks - CU.

AA Shcherbakov in the garden at the table tells about the war (synchronously), sitting next to a girl - CU.

Plum fruits on a tree - CU., PNRM.

Woman's hand - CU.

M. Shcherbakov in the garden about the life in the village in 1945 (simultaneously).

The boy in the garden something tinkering - CU.

Older women in the street - MS., CU., PNRM.

Young woman dancing in the street - MS.

Rustic Wedding: is a pair of the "bread and salt", drive cars decorated - CU., MS.

Meeting of the bride and groom, singing women, the groom, the bride and the guests enter the room - MS., CU.

Faces of the girls with flowers - CU.

The bride and groom exchange rings - CU.; Kiss - CU.

Friends and relatives kissing newlyweds - CU.

The groom makes the bride in his arms out of the building - MS.

Flowering trees (from the window) - CU.

Former nurse NI Libidko tells about the war (synchronously).

PNRM. the shelves in the photo on the table - CU.

Military photos NI Libidko, her family - CU., PNRM., Departure.

Pears on the tree - CU., PNRM., MS.

Ducks in the yard - CU.

PNRM. on fruit tree - MS.

Says garden veteran PE Smychkov (synchronous) - CU.

Remember veterans Vishnikin AI and IA Kononov (synchronous) - MS.

A vase of flowers on the table - CU.

Hand a cup of tea - CU., Departure.

Reel №4

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Yard collective Fame Museum, veterans of war, guns - CU., MS., PNRM.

Says veteran V. Vishnikin (synchronous) - CU., Departure, impact.

Wife VN Vishnikina for sewing room - CU.

Children play on a tank at the museum - MS., CU.

The inscription on the tank, "tankers, who died in 1943 after bitter beam» - CU.

Exhibits - weapons.

Posters, etc. - CU.

Photos - CU., PNRM.

Veteran and adolescents in the museum - CU., PNRM.

"The Book of Memory» - CU.

Photos of war veterans at the stands of the museum - MS., PNRM.

Poster "The Order of the Great Patriotic War» - CU.

Farewell to the army in the yard of the museum: the veterans sitting in orders, recruits - MS., CU., PNRM.

Speakers: the chairman of the village council (the woman), VS Peretrukhin (synchronously).

Congratulate the inductees - CU.

Farmers look - MS.

Children handed flowers and recruits his drawings - CU., PNRM.

Dancing Girls in Russian national costumes - CU., MS.

War veteran VK Saenko tells Victory Day (synchronous) - CU., PNRM.

Hands veteran - CU.

The victory of the war veteran said MK Zolychev (synchronous) - CU.

Sunset over the river - CU., Departure.

Reel №5

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War veteran VS Bochkarev and another elderly man, pass on the river bank - CU., PNRM.

A fisherman on the river - MS.

The sun's reflection in the water - MS., Departure.

Evening Landscape: lights, trees - LS.

VS Bochkarev tells Victory Day (synchronous) - CU., PNRM.

Sideboard with dishes, a vase with flowers - CU.

Listening grandson Bochkarev.

Graduation party school in the village Bitter Beam: Street dancing villagers - LS., PNRM.

Faces of the girls, alumnae - CU.

War veteran says the street (synchronously) - CU.

Veteran, former collective farm AA luster, among graduates, says (synchronously) - MS., CU.

Listening to the collective farm chairman VA Kuzovkin - CU.

Listen to the girls - MS.

Graduates are sitting on the stage in the auditorium of the school, and other veterans in the room - LS., MS., PNRM.

School director SI Palekhov opens evening (synchronously).

The participants applauded - CU., PNRM.

AA acts shine (synchronously).

Listen to veterans - MS., PNRM.

Speakers: teacher, VA Kuzovkin (synchronous) - CU., MS.

Graduates are awarded certificates - MS., CU.

Passport - CU.

Balloons and Flowers - CU.

Boy feeding pigeons in hand - CU., Departure.

Graduates of laying flowers at the monument to the fallen soldiers - LS., PNRM.

Monument: bas soldier names of the victims, the Eternal Flame - MS., PNRM., Hitting.

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