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The End of St. Petersburg (1927)
"Konets Sankt-Peterburga" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  30 May 1928 (USA)
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A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to ... See full summary »

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Aleksandr Chistyakov ...
Vera Baranovskaya ...
His wife
Ivan Chuvelyov ...
Peasant boy
V. Obolensky ...
Lebedev
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Aleksei Davor
Vladimir Fogel ...
German Officer
Aleksandr Gromov ...
Revolutionary (as A. Gromov)
Nikolay Khmelyov
Sergey Komarov ...
His employer
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German Officer
Max Tereshkovich
Viktor Tsoppi ...
Patriot
M. Tsybulsky
Anna Zemtsova
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A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to fight in World War I. After three years, he returns ready for revolution. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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Pioneering portrayal of urban poverty
12 July 1999 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

Pudovkin makes use of revolutionary techniques, especially montage, as he narrates the story of the storming of the Winter Palace in Skt. Petersburg, 1917. The plot centres on two families, one rural and one urban, whose paths cross as they engage passionately in the uprising. The film is a masterpiece in silent film narration.


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