The manifestation and fireworks on the 1st of May, one of the ritual celebrations of Soviet times, as a gathering of tired participants of a mass scene falling into pieces without the director's orders and without any aims.
The life and work of the great Russian composer Dmitriy Shostakovich is presented in this documentary through rare images and audios from many archives, at one time censored by the Soviet ... See full summary »
It's a documentary film about hard life of soviet sportsmen. Very vivid and interesting. In 1987 Sokurov had to make another version of film. The original one was too realistic and gloomy for soviet censors. I know, it's difficult to find this film, but try.
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