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Shestaya chast mira (1926)

"Sixth Part of the World" was the size of Soviet Union of the time. Many peoples of many customs composed it. Ice and desert, forest and ocean. Bread, furs, machines. All and every is a part of great unity.

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"Sixth Part of the World" was the size of Soviet Union of the time. Many peoples of many customs composed it. Ice and desert, forest and ocean. Bread, furs, machines. All and every is a part of great unity.

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The film was presented at the Portuguese Film Archive, Lisbon, in September 26, 2017, with a piano score interpreted live by Filipe Raposo. See more »

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Could be one of the few "perfect" films ever made
21 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

What a delight. Beautiful, poetic, rhythmic editing. Certainly the best all - out documentary EVER made. In fact, the perfect documentary. Eisenstein may have invented Narrative style but Vertov is the master of montage. Beautiful, sadly obscure stuff.


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