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Battleship Potemkin
Battleship Potemkin

Battleship Potemkin 1925


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Battleship Potemkin 1925 PG

68 mins USSR Director. Sergei M. Eisenstein

In essence, it tells a five-part story of a naval mutiny leading to full-blown revolution, but while this material could be crudely propagandist in other hands, Eisenstein uses images of such dynamic compositional strength and editing of such frame-perfect precision that it’s hard not to be swept along, regardless of personal politics.

Directed by

Sergei M. Eisenstein


Vladimir Barsky

Grigori V. Aleksandrov


Classics Historical drama


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