Derelicts. A Drama Without Final. (1991)
AnnotationAbout the fate of Germans, who came to Russia two hundred and fifty years ago, about their descendants, who had to emigrate to Germany nowdays.
A panorama of the birches in the forest (winter).
A panorama of a road in the forest.
A scene from a theatre performance: a dialogue between two men.
An antique gramophone record is rotating.
R. Guber is speaking about the genocide of the Germans in Povolzhye [the Volga River Region].
Saratov Region, the town of Marx.
A destroyed German cemetery; headstones with the inscriptions in German, a cross on the ground in the hole.
A panorama of the antique china figures.
A panorama of a winter landscape, a bush, and sand-pit located at the place of a destroyed village.
A panorama of a destroyed mill.
Trees in the water.
The Museum Director N. Titov is speaking about the destroying of German villages.
A car is passing by along a muddy road; a horse with a cart is passing by.
A panorama of a poster with the inscription “Uchenie Marxa vsesil’no, potomu chto ono verno” [Carl Marx’s Doctrine is All-Powerful As It Is True]
Running train’s wheels.
A freight train is passing by.
A.Traudvain is speaking about the deportation of the Germans from Povolzhye to the taiga.
A scene from a theatre performance: people are lying on the ground (concentration camp).
A panorama of a theatre performance.
A. Traudvain is continuing to speak..
Hands are holding family photographs.
N. Titov is continuing to speak.
Photos telling about the lives of Germans from Russia..
A panorama of the town in the distance.
A panorama of the operator's room of the Broadcasting Committee.
Employees are working.
A panorama of the rotating magnetophone’s disk.
Hands are on the piano keys.
A panorama of the field and the groove.
A panorama of vineyards in the mountains.
A panorama of the village: cars, motorcycle and people are going by.
An elderly artist, concentration camp’s former prisoner, is sitting with his grandson is looking at his picture and speaking.
A panorama of a long-case clock.
The gramophone record is rotating.
A panorama of a sheep flock at the cemetery.
A newsreel of the 2-nd decade of the XX century.
The town of Marx (a former town of Marxschtadt): a square, a horse harness.
A panorama of the market.
A German’s house.
Pedestrians in the street.
Windows with the shutters.
People are going out of the house.
Village houses, the dam.
A village store.
People are near the shop-window nailed up with the boards.
Shoesstore: shoes shelves, customers are choosing shoes.
A boy is having a bag with shoes.
A shop assistant is cutting the cloth, packing the buyings.
Customers at the cashier's desk.
A recorder is put on the gramophone; the record is rotating.
A tailor-shop's clients are reading newspapers.
A woman is in the dressing-room, smiling.
A boy is smiling.
A shop assistant is giving a toy-horse to the boy; the boy is playing.
The goods are being laid on the sledge; sledges are sliding.
Steamships are at the wharf.
A girl is in the street.
A panorama of the town street.
Cars next to the house.
A panorama of the girl washing her shoes.
Women and children are standing with branches of pussy willow in the street.
Pussy willow in hands.
A panorama of the church ceremony: a priest is waving with the censer, girls wearing white clothes are standing.
A panorama of children entering the house.
The cross on the house.
A house with a closed window to the garden.
A scene from a German theatre performance about emigration.
Running train wheels.
Schmidt is speaking about emigration.