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Battleship Potemkin (Bronenosets Potemkin) (1925)

Battleship Potemkin
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Aleksandr Antonov Aleksandr Antonov
Grigory Vakulinchuk
Vladimir Barsky Vladimir Barsky
Commander Golikov
Grigori Aleksandrov Grigori Aleksandrov
Chief Officer Giliarovsky
Ivan Bobrov Ivan Bobrov
Young Sailor Flogged While Sleeping
Mikhail Gomorov Mikhail Gomorov
Militant Sailor
Aleksandr Levshin Aleksandr Levshin
Petty Officer
N. Poltavtseva N. Poltavtseva
Woman With Pince-nez
Konstantin Feldman Konstantin Feldman
Student Agitator


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Nina Agadzhanova Nina Agadzhanova
script by
Nikolai Aseyev Nikolai Aseyev
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Revolution is War.

4 years, 6 months ago at Nov 15 10:59
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''Revolution is war. Of all the wars known in history it is the only lawful, rightful, just and great war. In Russia this war has been declared and begun.''
– Lenin, 1905.

A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre.

Aleksandr Antonov: Grigory Vakulinchuk - Bolshevik Sailor
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3 years, 10 months ago at Jul 4 2:41
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After the success of Strike (1924), Sergei Eisenstein was commissioned by the Soviet government to make a film commemorating the uprising of 1905. Eisenstein's scenario, boiled down from what was to have been a multipart epic of the occasion, focussed on the crew of the battleship Potemkin. Fed up with the extreme cruelties of their officers and their maggot-ridden meat rations, the ... read more

A classic

8 months, 4 weeks ago at Aug 31 14:19
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To be honest, it has been a while since I have this flick and I should probably re-watch it at some point. By now, I have seen more than 5500 movies and, following this mad obsession about movies, I have seen many very old classics and I have noticed that it is very often hit-and-miss with such timeless  features. Indeed, with some of them, I could see right away why they have been heralded throu... read more
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The movie revolves around an uprising on board the Battleship Potemkin (Bronenosets Potyomkin) in 1905. Conditions on the ship are unbearable, which in turn incites revolutionary fervor among the sailors, most notably within the character of Vakulinchik.
Release date: 24 December 1925
UPC: 014381457421
Tags: Silent (23), Russian (18), 1920s (16), Soviet Union (15), 1925 (14), Drama (12), History (12), Propaganda (10), Russia (10), Revolution (8), Massacre (8), War (7), Mutiny (7), Black & White (7), Navy (7), Classic (7), Historical (6), Politics (4), Black And White (3), 1920's (3)
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A classic

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