Armenia: a Poem in Stone.. (1989)

Film-document №9778 3 parts, Duration: 0:21:07 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)
With the participation of

Director: Pyetyers P.

Script writers: Shakhbazyants A.

Operators: Belov I., Golovnya B., Gusev S., Savchenko I.


The film is about the activity of the Production Association "Armpromstroimaterialy" [“Armenian Industrial and Construction Materials”], about the reconstruction of areas that suffered from the earthquake.

Temporary description

The film was shot by order of the production association "Armmramorgranit 'associations to participate in the reconstruction of the regions of Armenia affected by the earthquake. Sunrise. The eruption of a volcano. Geysers. Armenia. Landscapes of mountains, waterfalls, foothills and valleys. Temples, churches, monasteries Geghard Khachkar Horvirab, Tativ, Echmiadzin. Lake Sevan. Production of marble and granite quarries. Stonework on the stone-working factory in the village Byuregavan. The building and the rooms at the airport "Zvartnots". Take-off and landing aircraft. The building and the premises of the theater of opera and ballet in Yerevan. Sculpture by architect A. Tamanyan. Streets and squares, the Yerevan. Monument to Lenin. Government building. Fountains. Metro station. The interiors of subway stations. Museum of History and Art. Memorial to victims of the 1915 genocide. The march of the people, the clergy, members of the government on the day of memory. Sculpture "Mother Armenia". Youth House. SCC "Tsinernakaberd." Monuments M. Saryan, D. Sasutskomu, Sayat Nova. "Moscow" cinema. Matenadaran. The children on the carousel. Rehabilitation and construction of buildings in city Spitak, Leninakan. Views of cities. Shooting, dedicated 1988 earthquake.

Reel №1

Sunrise - CU.

Volcanic eruption - different.

Pouring lava - CU.

Rocks thrown - LS.

Active volcano - LS., Departure.

The slopes of the volcano - LS., PNRM.

Mud geyser - CU.

Geyser - CU.

Clouds on a background of forest and mountains - LS.

Mount Ararat - MS., Departure.

Mountain landscape with a lake - LS., PNRM.

Rock, PNRM. on Jermuk waterfall - CU.

Shaki waterfall - MS.

PNRM. the rocky gorge - LS., PNRM.

Poppies among the rocks - CU.

PNRM. the stone pillars - MS.

Stone gorge in Jermuk - MS., PNRM.

Scala - MS., PNRM.

Ancient bas-relief in Gegard - CU.

Part of the stone columns, cupola hall in the temple Gegard - different.

Monastery in Horvirobe (against Mount Ararat) - LS.

Temple on the shore of Lake Sevan - LS.

Ruins - MS.

The building of the Echmiadzin Cathedral - MS., PNRM.

Belfry - MS., Hitting.

Stone ornament, PNRM. the cross - CU.

Geghard Monastery - LS., PNRM. the gorge.

Columns, stone ornament - CU.

Modern building in traditional style in Yerevan - MS., PNRM., LS.

Work at the quarry: bulldozer was turning stones - MS., CU.; Throws them down the slope - MS., LS.

Loading blocks - different.

The process of separating blocks with metal wedges - different.

Boer (working), working alongside his feet - CU.

Workers' hands holding drill, insert metal wedges - CU.; Pull them - CU.

Crane lifts the block, and carries it down to the car - MS.

The road over the pass, ride trucks - LS., PNRM.

City Aragats - LS., Hitting.

Main plant complex in the village of Byuregazan - LS. (With a / t), impact.

Open the gates, a car with blocks of stone enters the territory of the plant - LS.

Working machines - LS., CU.

Stone processing machine works - CU.

A worker at the dashboard, visor - CU.

Running disk-saw - CU.; Flywheels - MS., LS.

Sawing blocks on the machine - MS., PNRM.

Oversees the process of working - MS., Hitting.

Director of the «Armmramorgranit" Arshaluys Tigranyan interviewed in the yard of the plant (synchronously).

Unloading boulders - different.

Travel on the highway entrance to the tunnel - LS.

Cars passing "emergency» - MS.

Newsreel December 1988:

Flying over the earthquake-struck city - LS. (Helicopter).

People make piles - LS., PNRM.; In the ruins - MS.

Hands rake debris, flipping broke through school notebook - CU.

Destroyed building schools - MS., PNRM.

Have a woman on a stretcher - MS.

Are wounded child, mother runs behind - LS.

Crane lifts a beam - MS., Departure.

Corpses in the ruins - CU., Departure.

Face and trembling hands of a woman - CU.

Rescuers pulled out and are carrying corpses - LS., MS.

Crying woman, man, man - different.

People pass on hands coffin - LS.

Against the background of the fountains eternal flame - MS.

Sculpture in the Matenadaran - MS., Hitting.

Reel №2

Kamnebloka transport process in the shop to the machine, cutting kamnebloka - different.

Hand gore - CU.

Director General of the production association "Armpromstroymaterialy" at the Council of Ministers of the Armenian SSR Levon Makaryan interviewed on the street (synchronously) - MS.

Sawn tuff - CU.

Machine for mining tuff - MS.

Works Disc Saw - MS., CU.

The control panel, working at the console - CU., MS.

Cut stone slabs - CU.

Stone bas-relief - CU., PNRM. (Echmiadzin).

The tower at the airport "Zvartnots» - MS., CU.

Interior terminal - MS.

Newsreel 1988:

Taxiing aircraft "IL-76» - MS.

Earthquake-affected people in the airport (wounded, and others) - MS.

Bandaged hand, the woman's face - CU., PNRM.

Foreign aircraft at the airport - MS.

Unloading helicopter - LS., MS.

The emblem of the U.S. sent by cargo - CU.

The inscription on the box "in Armenia from Krasnoyarsk» - CU.

Unloading aircraft - MS.

Cargo dipped in car - MS.

Passengers (wounded, homeless, children) at the plane, go up the stairs - LS., MS., PNRM.

Mother kissing baby goodbye - CU.

PNRM. The airport "Zvartnots" from the airfield - LS., PNRM.

The process of cutting kamnebloka to combine "Armmramorgranit» - MS., CU.

Machinist - MS., PNRM.

Honed granite curly detail - CU.

Balustrade in the theater of opera and ballet in Yerevan Spendiarov - MS., CU., PNRM.

PNRM. through the empty hall of the theater - LS., PNRM.

Marble Slab - MS., CU., Hitting.

Monument architect Academician Aleksandr Tamanyan - MS., LS., PNRM.

The building of the Opera House - MS., LS.

People on the streets of Yerevan - MS.

Government building - MS., LS., Departure.

Lenin Square - LS.

Monument VI Lenin - MS., PNRM.

The Museum of History and Art - LS.

Fountain near the metro station "Ploshchad Lenina» - MS.

The architectural complex of the Northern Cascade - different.

Unloading kamneblokov yard Yerevan factory - MS., CU.

Sports Activities factory workers: training weightlifters, wrestlers - different.

Amateur jumping into the water, swim in the pool - different.

Grinding stones, working for the machine - CU.; Works grinder - MS., CU.

Metro station "Lenin Square" in Yerevan (inside) - MS., CU.

Hall station - LS.

Suitable train, passengers go - LS., MS.

The doors are closed, the train departs - MS.

Hall station "Sasuntsi David» - MS.

The bas-reliefs on the subway - CU.

Passengers pass through the gate, climb the escalator - MS.

Cutting boards at the plant - different.

The workers at work - CU.

Control building plant - MS.

The plant in Byuregazane - LS. (With a / t).

Reel №3

Ararat Yerevan on the background - LS. (With a / t).

Streets, traffic - LS., MS.

Memorial to victims of the genocide in 1915 (inside and outside) - MS., LS.; People in "Day of Remembrance" with wreaths and banners go to the monument - different.

Go to the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Vazgen I, and members of the clergy - MS.; Party and government leaders - MS.

People in the crowd under umbrellas - LS., PNRM.

Memorial - MS., PNRM., Hitting.

PNRM. with flowers at the Eternal Flame - CU., MS.

Clerics are the prayer at the memorial - MS.

Memorial Plate - MS., CU., PNRM.

The sculpture "Mother Armenia» - CU., LS., Departure.

The funeral of the victims of the earthquake - LS.

Grave, the inscription on the cross "Light.

Alain »- CU.

Grave with a photograph of a woman - MS.

Four graves nearby.

A woman with a candle - CU.

New Kirovakan - LS., PNRM.

Construction in Spitak - LS., PNRM.

Builders in new buildings - LS., MS.

The plant in Byuregazane - LS., MS., Hitting.

The process of cutting blocks - different.

Finished goods warehouse - MS., CU., Departure.

Loading of finished goods - LS., MS., PNRM.

Mason Street Bridge - LS., MS., Hitting.

Street plates - CU., PNRM. (In front of a children's hospital in Spitak).

Monument Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen, the inscription on the Norwegian and Armenian - CU., LS., Departure.

Hand with hammer handles plate - CU.

Worker puts the plate to the wall - MS., CU.

Building "Youth House" in Yerevan - LS., MS., Hitting.

Hand draws a line - CU.

Hand drawing on stone hollowed - CU.

Work hollowing pattern on drinking fountains - MS.

Fountains - CU.

Children drink from the fountain - different.

Sculpture "Seller water» - CU., MS., Departure.

Fountains of sports and concert complex "Tsitsernakaberd» - LS., PNRM. with a / t, CU.

Square monument artist M. Saryan - different.

Monument to the poet Sayat Nova - MS., Departure.

The building of the cinema "Moscow» - MS., Departure., LS.

Monument artist Nalbandian - CU., MS., Departure.

Children run along the sidewalk - MS., Departure.

Children on the rides, carousels, etc. - CU., Departure, LS.

Matenadaran (repository of ancient manuscripts) - LS., PNRM.

Sculpture "M. Mashtots with a student »- LS., CU., PNRM.

Monument to David of Sasun - different.

Lenin Square with fountains - LS., CU.

Kamnebloka cut under running water - MS., CU.

Animation: Mount Ararat, Yerevan - LS.