"The Film Form"
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S. M. Eisenstein | S.M. Eisenstein | S. Eisenstein | Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein | Sergei Eisenstein | Sergei Eizenshtein
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Did You Know?
The hieroglyphic language of the cinema is capable of expressing any concept, any idea of class, any political or tactical slogan, without recourse to the help of a rather suspect dramatic or psychological past.
His visit to Mexico with Diego Rivera
and his exposure to its ancient culture also had a lasting impression on him, as reflected in his numerous pen-and-ink illustrations for which he was famous.
[Montage] Considered the father of the cinematic montage, he often used heavily edited sequences for emotional impact and historical propaganda (his most famous being the Odessa Steps sequence in Battleship Potemkin
(1925) [Battleship Potemkin]).