'Lyuda' Syomina(mother); Svetka, Lyuda's daughter; Lyuda's father
from 0:36:00 (..., ...)
We live in democracy. Freedom of assembly & protest!
Mother: Sure, protest. I've seen this
protest of yours. Drunkards, hooligans! Smell like vodka!
someone did have a drink, but they're just workers!
Mother: Workers! Workers should work! These
people are drunks, alcoholics!
Daughter: I have a
passport and constitutional rights!
Mother: You're not going anywhere I said!
Did you see how many soldiers are in town!
Daughter: Are you
scared of our soldiers? Soviet soldiers would never shoot at the people.
Why are the people from Moscow here? Khruschev must have sent them
threw Stalin out of Mausoleum & started the whole thing.
right! A dictator shouldn’t be next to Lenin! He executed so many
Mother: What do you know about Stalin...
Daughter: I know it
all! Comrade Khrushchev told the whole truth about Stalin! The
20thParty Congress| 苏共20大, 中共也是20大🤔unearthed
Mother: Khrushchev... Why didn’t he say
anything when Stalin was alive? Why didn’t any of them? The second he
died they drag him! They were saving their necks!
were afraid, they were all afraid of Stalin! You too, aren’t you?
Mother: (Erupting extreme fury, in a
sudden, she wildly slaps daughter's face、head, 1、2、3 times. Daughter
screams, turns hysteria, she stands up, swiftly pushes dishes off the
table to floor, rushes out of the room. Towards
daughter's back image, mother yells) Where are you going?
Daughter: (On the way out, not even turn face back
to mother,) Get
off me! (rushes
out of the home)
Mother: (rushes to the balcony &
shouts) You come back right now! (Nothing responds from daughter)
Mother: (Returns to tea table, becomes very
emotional, almost cries) How did this happen? We fought in Stalin's name
everyday, now they're walking all over his name! It all made sense then
- who's an enemy & who's one of ours... She (daughter) is one of
ours. But now nothing makes sense... Had Stalin been around, we'd
already live under communism! We would, right?! (Shouts at her father)
Why are you quiet?!
Father: I'd rather not see any of it. I'm glad I'll soon be dead. Let it