Золотой век России (1880-1940)

Scenes from ‘October: Ten Days That Shook the World’ (1927), directed by Sergei Eisenstein, starring Vladimir Popov, Vasily Nikandrov, and Eduard Tisse.

Created in honor of the 10th year of the Union’s existence, Eisenstein’s work recalls the events of the revolution and overthrow of the provisional government. The film notably depicts the leader of the provisional government, Aleksandr Kerensky, as an incompetent and incapable leader as well as Eisenstein’s use of the ‘intellectual montage’ where he employs various objects as allegories to the plot events.

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    dropped the ball on this one - above commentary is aces.
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    Yes yes yes yes. As much as I love Eisenstein as an aesthetic innovator, this has always bothered me tremendously. As...
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    Although I do love October, I would have to agree with the misogyny point: remarkably, women in Eisenstein— and...
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    Yet argueably Eisenstein was mysognistic in his approach to film… and regarded woman issues as less important than that...
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    Relevant to your interests. yeah you.
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    that’s so cool. I’ve never seen that Mosfilm has yt channel with full films. Now I kno what I’ll be doing all day
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