I Don't Remember Anything Bad.. (1990)

Film-document №9865 5 parts, Duration: 0:43:41 to collection Price category A

Part 1 digitized in HD 0:08:46

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Rusanov N.

Script writers: Dudukalova E.

Operators: Rusanov A., Minkin M.


About the life of A. Nikitenko repressed in Stalin years.

Stalin's era


Temporary description

A film about war veterans, disabled workers MV Nikitenko, whose parents were repressed in 1930 and MV Nikitenko sister and brother were sent to the orphanage. City of Zaporozhye. Square. Streets and buildings. Square. Cemetery. MV Nikitenko in the home, receives food set on the cards, retirement, in the cemetery at the grave of the mother, tells the story of his life (synchronously). Family photos Nikitenko. Documents on the posthumous rehabilitation V. Nikitenko - father MV Nikitenko. FAQ about the criminal case on AM Nikitenko - mother MV Nikitenko. May Day demonstration. MV Nikitenko at the demonstration. Personnel news 1930 for pupils of one of the model's homes. Personnel news of the Second World War. Personnel news dedicated to the development of virgin lands. 1954-1956 years.

Reel №1

An elderly woman named Maya Vitalyevna Nikitenko is looking out of the window, calling for a cat.

A cat is climbing up the wall.

Cats in the room.

M.V. Nikitenko is telling about her life.

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko walking with a small boy Vova in the park.

A panorama of a monument to Lenin.

Children’s book “Nash Ilyich” [“Our Lenin”].

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko reading the book aloud for Vova, Vova is listening.

Vova is sleeping.

M.V. Nikitenko is singing a lullaby beside Vova.

A panorama of a plate on the gates with the inscription “Pervomaiskoe Cemetery, open from 8 a.m. till 8 p.m.”

An engraver working at the cemetery is putting on a mask, pressing a button.

The engraving machine disk is spinning erasing an image.

A panorama of the cemetery.

M.V. Nikitenko is walking along the cemetery.

A monument with the inscription “Nikitenko Antonina Mikhailovna 24.10.1904 – 26.05.1985”.

The picture of A.M. Nikitenko on the monument.

Pictures of A.M. Nikitenko and her sister in childhood.

The children’s home gates are opening, a lamp is switching on.

M.V. Nikitenko at home at the table is telling about his repressed parents and the orphanage.

A panorama of the cameraman A. Rusanov and the sound technician A. Napalkov in the room.

The film director N. Rusanov is listening.

A highway in the forest.

A picture of the orphanage and teachers.


Children are running from the orphanage to do their morning exercises.

The guard at the gates.

Children are running to swim, swimming, eating in the street next to the house.

Reel №2


Children at the children’s home building, going to the field, carrying baskets with vegetables.

A boy and a girl are looking at an ear of wheat.

Girls are gathering berries.

Orphans are working in the field.

Girls are smiling.

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko singing at home.

A picture of Lenin, pictures on the wall.

Pictures of the children’s home teachers.


A children orchestra rehearsal.

A boy is playing some wind instrument, a girl is drumming.

Children are handing out sheet music.

Children are playing, others are listening.

A boy is playing the bungle.

A pioneer line-up [morning meeting].

Pioneers are standing still, then passing by.

The gates of a Pioneer Summer Camp.

Children with animals are sitting.

A picture of a Young Communist League meeting.

A panorama of a child riding a bicycle.

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko walking with a child in the park, putting the child on the swing and swinging.

Legs of children on the swing.

A panorama of parents with children in the park.

A picture of Maya Nikitenko and her sister.

Newsreel of 1941-1945:

Volunteers are going to the front, taking weapons.

Volunteers are saying good-bye, passing by.

A military orchestra is playing.

Women going to the front are standing still and marching.

At the front: the officer is giving a sign, bombs are falling.

Tanks are going along the field.

Soldiers in trenches, in the field, at the cannon.

Explosions in the swamp.

Soldiers are walking across the swamp.

Nurses are walking across the swamp.

Nurses are walking across the swamp, carrying a wounded away.

A radio operator girl at work.

A girl is giving lunch to solders standing half in water.

A girl is making her way through the swamp, picking up a lily.

Military Parade participants are marching, M.V. Nikitenko is looking.

A panorama of a military orchestra playing at the Parade.

People are celebrating.

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko walking along the town.

Reel №3

A picture of M.V. Nikitenko in her youth (after the war).

M.V. Nikitenko at home is sewing and telling about herself.

A TV-set.

Newsreel of 1941-1945:

Joining the Communist Party; soldiers are sitting, a girls is going into the centre of the hall and speaking.

Soldiers in a field camp; the officer in front of soldiers, a soldier is speaking.

Soldiers are applauding.

A panorama of the metallurgical plant “Zaporozhstal”[“Steel of the city of Zaporozhye”].

A panorama of the crane, the road roller.

A dog is running across the rails.

Dumpcars with slag are passing by.

A panorama of an abandoned cemetery.

A cross in the grass.

Polishing a gravestone.

M.V. Nikitenko is sitting on the sofa, speaking on the phone and singing.

A kitten is sitting.

A panorama of hands disassembling the telephone.

The telephone on the sofa.

A post-woman is entering Nikitenko’s flat and giving her pension.

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko signing the receipt.

M.V. Nikitenko is entering the shop, standing at the list of products in the queue.

A panorama of old women in the street, their faces.

Pensioners are leaving the shop with their purchases.

Hands are sorting cards in the file cabinet.

A shop assistant.

M.V. Nikitenko is taking the products.

An old woman in the queue.

Reel №4

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko at home, laying the products on the table, drinking tea.

Cats are sleeping.

A panorama of the room interior.

A picture of Nikitenko’s mother and brother.

Newsreel of the 1950-s:

Young people are going to the virgin lands.

Tractor tracks.


The Chairman of the Kazakhstan SSR [Soviet Socialist Republic] Council of Ministers D.A. Kunaev is speaking.

Women are going to the corn field.

A hamster in the field.

Delegation is examining the field.

A man is playing the accordion.

A car is crossing the river by ford.


Ears of rye.

Wet ground; it is raining.

A man is adjusting the tent in the rain.

A man is scattering handfuls of wheat.

Hands are picking wet ears of rye.

A harvesting machine operator is working.

Grain is falling.

Women are working at the barnyard.

Order of Lenin.

Newsreel of the 50-s:

The camping in the evening.

Young people’s life in the virgin land: dormitory rooms, they are boiling water on the campfire, people at the campfire.

A picture of Maya’s brother, Viktor Nikitenko, with his friend.

A cemetery employee is polishing a gravestone.

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko reading a newspaper.

A panorama of a kitten sitting.

A picture of young M.V. Nikitenko.

M.V. Nikitenko is sitting at the sewing machine, sewing a gown.

A panorama of a cat on the table.

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko gathering fallen leaves with the rake, a cat on the windowsill.

A kitten on the balcony.

M.V. Nikitenko is telling about the death of her father in a Stalin time prison.

A panorama of a picture of M.V. Nikitenko and her mother A.M. Nikitenko.

M.V. Nikitenko is taking care about her mother’s grave.

The gravestone.

A panorama of water pouring into the bucket, dropping from the pipe.

The cemetery.

Reel №5

A picture of A.M. Nikitenko, the certificate of the rehabilitation of M. Nikitenko’s father Vitaly Grigoryevich.


The door and the dome of the building.

Bas-relief on the building.

Plaster sculptures of the steel maker, the collective farmer and children.

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko at the grave of her mother.

Steel gates are opening

A panorama of a woman in the cemetery.

May Day Demonstration (Socialist and Labor Movement Celebrations conducted on May 1).

People are waving their hands from the tribune.

A mother with a girl in the cemetery.

M.V. Nikitenko is crying.

A panorama of a monument in the cemetery.

A panorama of the inscription on the gravestone “Nikitenko Antonina Mikhailovna”.

Polishing of a gravestone, a hand is erasing the image.

A panorama of pupils standing still in the class, going around in a circle in the class, singing, the teacher conducting.

A panorama of M.V. Nikitenko sewing at home.