Mardkants Yerkire

USSR, 1966
Length: 10'
Director: Artavazd Pelechian

Earth of People is the second student film that Peleshian made while studying at the prestigious VGIK (The Russian State University of Cinematography). Images of massive man made structures and people from every profession – doctors, engineers, workers and scientists – carrying on with their routine in the context of a big city. The film opens and closes with Rodin’s sculpture The Thinker, symbol of the everlasting beauty and expression of human thought.