A film heavily promoting the happy return of Lithuanians who had gone to seek work overseas.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Soviet item ("Kinoalmanakh 50") from "Around the Soviet Union." Opening title sequence with title appearing in several languages.
Vilnus, Lithuania, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics / USSR.
High shots across the quiet town of Vilnus. MS Bells in a belfry. VS Street scenes of squares, streets and architecture. Pan across a block of modern flats. VS The apartment belonging to the Juosas Petrusyavichus and his family, he is sitting on the sofa cleaning his teeth whilst his wife brings tea. The commentary tells how, failing to get work at home, he went abroad but was still unemployed most of the time. The film follows a day in Juosas's life at work, he is now as a building foreman. VS Heavy machine plant at work, building site, and finished buildings. VS Street scenes in pedestrian areas around Vilnus, people strolling, eating out, on the telephone. VS At a reunion in a wood by a lakeside, of families who have lived abroad but now returned and resettled in Lithuania. Tables are set out amongst the trees, men embrace one another, chat and exchange gossip. CU Back in his apartment, Juosas writes a letter to his friends living abroad. LS View over Vilnus.
Note: Date on original record: 21/10/1968.