A warm portrait of life on the farms and valleys showing traditional way of life and dress.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Carpathian Foothills, Western Ukraine, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics / USSR
VS Landscape and wildlife scenes in the Russian area at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains. It is a fertile area of sheep farms, fertile valleys and flowing rivers. On the soundtrack we hear the famous song "Cheremshina", written by Vasil Mikhailyuk. MS A shepherd in traditional costume. VS Ancient folk traditions in clothing and patterns practised by designers and worn by local people in the small town of Vashkovtsy. MS A group of people eating in a local restaurant, all wearing traditional embroidered shirts. MS Pan along the River Cheremsha. MSs Sheep drinking from the river, a shepherd plays bagpipe type instrument to his flock. Good shots, lumberjacks riding and steering a convoy of rafts downriver. LS Sun setting over a hill.
Note: Date on original record: 21/10/1968. Russian commentary.