In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government and the decrees of peace and of land in ... See full summary »
Sergei M. Eisenstein
In the 1950's, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect note he sent to his girlfriend. Fifteen years ... See full summary »
A long series of unrelated images, revolving, often distorted: lights, flowers, nails. A lightboard appears from time to time carrying the news of the day. Then, an eye. A woman in a car ... See full summary »
Archive footage from Potemkin (1925), with English dialogue dubbed in by American actors, is combined with new footage to tie together the brave stand of Odessa Russian guerrilla bands of ... See full summary »
Sergei M. Eisenstein
Production was stopped by Soviet officials in 1937. Sergei M. Eisenstein had spent two years filming and had up to 3 different completed versions. The shot material in movie form was taken to a film storage vault, which was destroyed during a German bombing raid in the war. The film was confirmed to be destroyed at this time, however the government is thought to have destroyed it earlier on. Eisenstein, however saved two frames from the beginning and end of all of his shots and in the mid 1960s these were put together according to script, story board, and notes on the film to a 31-minute reconstruction of film stills. See more »
I agree with the other user comment I have read on this film:May have been Eisenstein´s best film!!
I saw the reconstruction of this film on the Criterion Collection dvd set Eisenstein: The sound years.The photography is fantastic and I think it would have been a masterpiece but it was destroyed.It could be a bit confusing to follow the story in the reconstruction(it´s something about 30 minutes long)but it´s still very interesting.
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