A Bitter Sugar. (1987)

Film-document №9356 2 parts, Duration: 0:15:43 to collection Price category C
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Part 1 digitized in HD 0:08:55

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Lebedev O.

Operators: Zaycev A.


About foreign workers in the city of Moscow, about the problem of temporary resident workers.

Professions | Industry

Social life | Sectors of the economy

Temporary description

Workshops of the Moscow refinery (sugar) of the plant. On the assembly line working girl, who came from different cities of the Soviet Union concluded a contract with the company about getting an apartment and a Moscow residence permit after five years of work at the refinery plant. Bedroom apartment, which is home 4 girls - refinery workers. Girls do the housework. One of the girls said Luda (synchronously) on the harsh working conditions at the plant: work in 3 shifts, precarious jobs, housing problems. Female factory workers at the dances, skiing. Seeing the Kursk railway station of the former workers of the Moscow refinery L. Kolpakova is traveling from Moscow in the Tula region Bogoroditsk due to family circumstances. L. Kolpakov and his brother and grandmother at home in Bogoroditsk.

Reel №1

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Girl-sugar factory workers - escorted to the Kursk station his girlfriend Lena Kolpakov - MS., PNRM.

The girls go on the platform - MS. (Out of a train window) - MS., PNRM.

Rails (with the train) - MS.

Lena Kolpakov is a train at the window - MS.

A stack of sugar with paintings of girls - CU.

Lena home with his grandmother and younger brother Sasha - MS., PNRM.

Snow-covered streets Bogoroditsk Tula region - LS., PNRM.

Lena home: playing the piano and singing (synchronous) - MS., Departure.

Winter village at sunset - MS., PNRM.

Animation: Moscow: Kalinin Avenue, advertising "Aeroflot» - MS. (Evening pl.)

Shop sugar-refinery named Mantulin - LS., MS. with a / t

Girls' limitchitsy "at work - CU., MS., PNRM.

Closeups: Olya (of Santiago), Alla (from Tula region), Galia (from Vinnitsa), Lucy (from Gorky region).

Working machines - MS., CU.

Conveyor, moving boxes with sugar - CU., PNRM.

Sugar factory foreman Luda tells the story of "limitchits" (synchronous) (dorm) - CU., Departure.

Listen Gal, Lucy, Olga - CU.

Girls at the table - MS.

Hands stir the sugar in a cup - CU.

Detail of the washing machine - CU.

Operating pipelines - MS.

Laid out boxes - CU.

Olya runs the shop - MS., PNRM.

Luda, Alla, Lucy, Galya at work - MS., PNRM. (Slow motion).

Workers dumped sugar packets - MS.

Feet on a lump of sugar - CU.

Refined pieces raked up from the floor - CU., MS., PNRM.

Hand spinning chain hanging around his neck - CU.

Toy - "Carlson» - CU.

Reel №2

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Bookshelves - MS., PNRM.

Lucy, Alla, Luda in the kitchen - cooking, washing dishes - CU., MS.

Girls in a dorm room watching television - MS., PNRM.

Luda her hair in the mirror - CU.

Disco people dancing - MS., PNRM. and cyclorama.

Luda and Alla at the dance - CU.

Continuation of the story of Luda (synchronous) - CU.

Listening Galya - CU. (At the table).

Working machine at a refinery - CU.

Olya and other workers at the conveyor - MS.

Boxes of sugar on the line - CU., PNRM.

Winter landscape: houses, woods (from the train) - MS., PNRM.

Winter Forest - LS., PNRM.

Birch - MS., PNRM. (Bottom).

Girls-workers of a sugar factory in the woods on a ski trip - MS., PNRM., Standing on the bridge - MS., PNRM.

Snowy House - MS.

Cat in the box - CU.

Lena Kolpakova plays piano, sings (synchronous), listen to my grandmother, brother, friend - MS., Departure., CU., PNRM.

Box of sugar with the paintings - CU., Departure.