Film
Lithuanian Sydrome.. (1990)

Film-document №9896 6 parts, Duration: 1:00:08 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Gurkov G.

Script writers: Gurkov G.

Operators: Gorbatskiy V., Golovnya V.

Anouncers: Kolychev U.

Annotation

About alarming times in Lithuania after the passing of the Act of the Supreme Council of Lithuanian Rebuplic about the restoration of independence of Lithuanian State.

Domestic policy

Policy

Reel №1

Lithuania.

A panorama of the landscape with a tree; a panorama of the lying on the ground cup on which a woman's face is painted.

A Lithuanian peasant woman is holding up the hay.

A herd of cows is grazing.

A tractor is passing by and picking up the hay.

Storks are on the field.

Peasants are sitting in the field near the tractor driver.

A panorama of horses grazing.

A panorama of a landscape, a river and sea gulls.

A panorama of boys from the Arts School of the town of Klaipeda standing on the steps of the tower.

A panorama of the woman taking photographs of children.

A panorama of the smiling boys’s faces.

The towers of the cathedral in the city of Vilnius.

City of Vilnius.

A Vilnius street.

A queue to the news-stand.

Lithuanian Flag on the house.

A curtain is dropping and covering the Soviet Union emblem on the building of the Supreme Council of Lithuania.

Deputies of Supreme Council of Lithuania are applauding.

Members of the Lithuanian Government Prunskene and Landsberis are applauding.

Members of the Supreme Council of Lithuania are singing.

The stone in the square in Vilnius in honour of the foundation of the city.

The Gedelinds Square in Vilnius.

A panorama of the boy climbing the tree.

A headline in the newspaper “Vilnius”.

Trains with military equipment are going by.

Soldiers on the house, in the hall of the building.

Young people are standing.

The officer is sitting on the turret of the passing tank, a panorama of the tank tracks.

The truck is passing by.

France.

Marshal of the USSR Yazov is shaking hands with a French statesman, going downstairs, and speaking.

Special Forces soldiers are guarding the Lithuanian Center of Printed Press.

People are walking along the Vilnius streets; a panorama of the tree.

The inscription on the wall in English:“Red Army, Go Home” (Red Army – Russian: full translation the Workers' and Peasants' Red Army).

The candles on the ground are burrning.

Flowers at the memorial to Stanislav Zhemaitis in Vilnius.

Wooden shield with a crucifixion.

People are standing at the memorial.

People at the meeting are declaiming.

A helicopter is flying by and throwing leaflets.

A meeting in the square.

A panorama of rails.

A semi-destroyed Roman-Catholic Church.

A panorama of the crane standing; a panorama of the construction site.

Carriages are standing on the rails.

A man is standing.

Reel №2

Vilnius.

A panorama of the queue entering the store.

Shelves with goods.

A panorama of empty shelves.

The list of deficit goods.

A panorama of an empty highway.

A shield with the inscription: “Petrol Station” is lying on the ground.

Norway.

Port.

Prime-Minister of Lithuania Kazimira Prunskene is greeting the representatives of the Norwegian Government.

Kazimira Prunskene at a government reception in Norway.

A panorama of Lithuania.

People are standing in the square in front of the building of the Supreme Council of Lithuania.

A Lithuanian Government Member is walking by.

Kazimira Prunskene is entering the building of the Supreme Council of Lithuania.

A panorama of the sculptural image on the building.

The artist Bronyus Grushas is exposing his pictures in the yard of his workshop; wiping the pictures; wiping his brush.

Ivy on the house where Grushas lives.

Bronyus Grushas is speaking.

The ivy-encircled house.

Grushas is talking to the author of the film.

A panorama of the sculpture in the yard of Grushas's house.

Grushas is speaking.

A meeting in front of the building of the Lithuanian Council of Ministers.

A poster.

People at the meeting.

A panorama of the meeting.

An old woman is binding roses; a panorama of the bucket with roses.

News-stand.

A flower girl is selling carnations in the street.

A panorama of a street cafe in Vilnius.

A panorama of the people walking along the Vilnius street and the flag on the building.

A panorama of the hotel and the sculpture in front of the building.

Hands are writing in the notebook; a panorama of the writer Krivitskas’s face.

Krivitskas is being interviewed.

A panorama of Krivitskas speaking.

Monument to Lenin in Vilnius.

Board of Fame in a street with the empty shop-windows.

The writer Krivitskas is speaking.

A boy and a girl are sitting on the bridge; ducks are floating in the pond.

Reel №3

The radio and television correspondent Elyana Kurkletite is being interviewed in the street.

A square in Vilnius.

People are standing joining their hands; their hands are raised above their heads.

A panorama of people making the so-called “Baltic Way”; a panorama of the people's joint hands.

People are standing joining their hands; holding candles.

Hands are above the people’s heads.

Elyana Kurkletite is speaking.

People are passing by.

A panorama of the boy riding a bicycle along the coast of the pond.

The artist Bronyus Grushas is working at the easel; a panorama of a drawing boy.

A panorama of children drawing etudes alfresco.

The horse is grazing on the lake coast; a panorama of the house; people sitting in the garden.

Bronyus Grushas is listening.

The Director of the state farm “Zheimyana” in Lithuania N. Suhov is speaking; he is listening.

The Lithuanian peasant woman Yuzefa Martinkenene is speaking.

Flowers, a panorama of the lake and the house on the coast.

A panorama of Bronyus Grushas speaking.

The country yard; the tree with a stork's nest.

Flowers on the meadow.

The roof of the farm house.

Yuzefa Martinkenene and Bronyus Grushas are listening.

Shafts and a fishing rod.

Children are standing.

The inscription: “My brother... my enemy..?”

Street in Vilnius.

The gates arch of the Saint-Spirit Monastery in Vilnius.

Archbishop Khrizostom is walking along the monastery yard; he is sitting down on the bench.

The film crew members are standing.

Archbishop Khrizostom is speaking.

The icon on the wall of the Saint-Spirit Monastery.

Father Khrizostom is approaching the Monastery doors.

The church service in the priory.

A panorama of the parishioners in the church.

The parishioner is crossing herself.

Reel №4

A soldier is hugging a girl.

A panorama of fir tree branches, a tank in the garrison; a soldier is sitting on the tank.

Soldiers are standing in the territory of the garrison.

Soldiers’ blouses and trousers are hung on the sporting apparatuses.

A soldier is sitting on the parallel bars.

A panorama of the soldiers’ faces.

Soldiers are carrying a bed along the yard of the military unit.

A panorama of the soldier throwing the ball to the basket.

Soldiers are pulling a cart with provisions along the military unit yard.

A panorama of the boy standing and Special Forces soldiers lying on the ground.

A line of paratroopers marching along the yard.

The paratroopers are standing; they are sweeping the military unit yard.

A panorama of the paratroopers sitting; a panorama of their faces.

A soldier with a scythe is standing on the lawn.

A line of demobilized soldiers is going to the town.

A panorama of hands holding a general’s shoulder strap.

The Lithuanian Military Commissar A. Visotskis is speaking.

The old man is sitting on the bench.

A newsreel of 1939:

The plane is taxiing.

German Minister of Foreign Affairs I. Ribbentrop is going down the ladder in the city of Moscow.

I. Ribbentrop is at the aerodrome.

I. Ribbentrop with the German Delegation Members are going upstairs.

I. Ribbentrop is greeting the USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs V. Molotov.

Molotov is signing the Soviet-German Non-Aggression Pact.

Joseph Stalin is standing with a cigarette in his mouth.

Ribbentrop is signing the Non-Aggression Pact.

The document.

Joseph Stalin is looking at the Pact.

The document is being sealed.

The newspaper with the text of the Non-Aggression Pact between Germany and the Soviet Union.

Headlines of foreign newspapers devoted to the Pact.

A panorama of Lithuania; a panorama of horses grazing in the meadow.

A panorama of the landscape.

A panorama of the draw well and the bucket on the chain.

A meeting dedicated to the memory of repressions victims in Vilnius.

Children at the meeting.

The meeting.

A panorama of the man holding a banner at the meeting.

A press photographer is taking pictures; a boy is holding a flag.

A newsreel of 1935-1945:

Hitler and the German statesman Hermann Goering are walking along the forest.

Hitler time fascist military commanders.

A text of the Barbarossa Plan.

Hitler is standing at the table with maps on it.

Hitler and his commanders are examining the map on the wall.

Hitler time fascist troops are crossing the river on the rafts.

German planes are in the sky.

The shadow of the taking off German plane.

Bombs are falling from the plane hatch.

Bomb explosions on the ground.

Bombs are falling from the plane.

Bomb explosions on the ground.

Reel №5

Newsreel of 1939-1945:

A German bomber is nosing down, it is being fired at.

A panorama of the German tanks going through the field; a panorama of the German sitting on the tank turret.

German soldiers are passing by the dead Red Army men.

The corpses are lying on the ground.

A panorama of the German soldier walking by the burning houses.

A street battle, Hitler time fascist troops are rolling up the cannon.

German soldiers are at the approaches to the city.

War time Vilnius; German soldiers are walking along the bridge, others are riding motorcycles.

A panorama of the crosses in the village cemetery in Lithuania.

A peasant is carting by the monument in the village of Perchunyay.

A panorama of the boy looking.

A panorama of the service in the Lithuanian Catholic church.

Parishioners are in the temple; a panorama of the cantors.

The Memorial to the Victims of the Great Patriotic War (Soviet People’ participation in World War II in 1941-1945).in Lithuania.

A panorama of the doves in the park and young men sitting near young ladies.

A panorama of the monument dedicated to General of the Army of the 3rd Byelorussian Front I. Chernyakhovsky in Vilnius.

Doves are flying off from the ground.

Newsreel of 1939-1945:

An antiaircraft battery is on the battle field.

General Chernyakhovsky is among the soldiers on the battle field.

Street battles in Vilnius.

Planes are in the air.

Antiaircraft guns are shooting.

Shells are firing at land targets.

Vilnius is on fire, filled with smoke.

Soldiers are running; a street battle.

A tank is turning around.

Tanks are going along the Vilnius streets.

Vilnius citizens are greeting the Red Army men.

The Red Army men are passing by.

A panorama of the bas-relief of the monument to General Chernyakhovsky.

Newsreel of 1982:

Soldiers are standing on their bended knees with their heads down on May 9.

Young ladies in national costumes and soldiers of the Soviet Army are laying flowers at the Eternal Flame in Vilnius.

The face of the soldier in the helmet.

Flowers are being laid at the Eternal Flame.

Soldiers in raincoats are standing on their bended knees near the Eternal Flame.

The monument to Chernyakhovsky in Vilnius.

The monument to the Mother-Lithuania in Vilnius.

A panorama of sculptures in the Drama Theater building in Vilnius.

A panorama of the puddle and the Theater building.

The artist R. Adomaitis is speaking.

R. Adomaitis with the author of the film are in the University yard.

People in the University yard.

A panorama of the people at the meeting in Vilnius.

A woman and a man are looking.

Faces of a woman, of a young man.

R. Adomaitis is speaking.

A meeting held by the organization “Interdvizhenie” [“Intermovement”] in Vilnius.

A banner with the inscription “The road of the USSR is slavery, the road of Lithuania is freedom”

The crowd at the meeting is throwing down a man holding a placard from the scaffolds.

They are arming a bloodstained man; the man’s bloodstained face.

A panorama of R. Adomaitis and the author of the film standing in the University yard.

A sculpture of Red Army men on a Vilnius bridge.

A panorama of the puddle and the bridge.

A sculpture of a man and a woman on the bridge.

A panorama of the cathedral.

Leaflets are being thrown out from the helicopter.

The leaflet with the text of the address to the Vilnius citizens.

Reel №6

Leaflets are being thrown out from the helicopter in the park.

A meeting of the the party “Edinstvo” [“Unity”] in Lithuania in the square in front of the building of the Supreme Council of Lithuania.

A panorama of the soldiers holding flags of the Union Republics.

Faces of the military men at the meeting.

Hands are applauding.

A panorama of the meeting.

The Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Lithuania V. Shved.

People are observing the meeting behind the windows of the Supreme Council.

People at the meeting are applauding; soldiers are holding banners.

Press photographers are taking pictures.

A young man is listening.

People at the meeting are applauding.

A man and a woman are listening.

V. Shved is making a speech at the meeting.

People at the meeting are applauding.

A panorama from the hands to the woman’s face.

Soldiers are at the meeting.

Young men are on the balcony of the building.

A military man is making a speech at the meeting.

People are listening and applauding.

A panorama of the policemen and people in knights’ costumes are guarding the building of the Supreme Council of Lithuania.

“Living ring” around the building of the Supreme Council of Lithuania; people are singing a song.

The meeting in support of the Government near the Supreme Council of Lithuania; people are chanting.

V. Landsbergis is talking to the people from the window of the building of the Supreme Council of Lithuania.

People are listening, applauding; and chanting.

A woman is giving flowers to the man in knights’ costume; a panorama of the policemen.

Flowers are in the air above the people’s heads; a panorama of their faces.

A panorama of the women listening.

People in front of the building of the Supreme Council of Lithuania.

People are listening, applauding, and chanting.

People are leaving the meeting.

A line of the policemen is standing; paratroopers are sitting; a panorama of their faces.

A landscape.

A panorama of the tree crown; a panorama of the wooden sculpture in honor of the World War II victims.

A panorama of the memorial sections.

The tree crown.