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Sergei M. Eisenstein

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Birth Name: Sergei Mikhailovich Eizenshtein

Born: 23 January 1898 Died: 10 February 1948

Country of origin: Latvia

Height: 5' 7"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Pera Atasheva


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Directors:The Filmography of... (207 items)
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Quotes About American Cinema (17 items)
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A Death For Every Year (107 items)
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Description: Sergei Eisenstein (January 23, 1898 - February 11, 1948) was a Russian director noted for his films Battleship Potemkin and Oktober, both based loosely on a true story and presented in a realistic fashion, causing an immeasurable influence on early documentary directors. Eisenstein was a pioneer in the use of editing. He believed that film editing was more than merely a method used to link scenes together in a movie; he felt that careful editing could actually be used to manipulate the emotions of the audience. He performed long research into this area, and developed what he called montage. His published books The Film Form a ... (more)
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My favorite film of my favorite directors (215 person items)

" Battleship Potemkin (Bronenosets Potyomkin, 1925) "


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A Death For Every Year (107 person items)

" Heart failure."


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Favorite Directors' Quotes (27 person items)

""Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects?" "The profession of film director can and should be such a high and precious one; that no man aspiring to it can disregard any knowledge that will make him a better film director or human being." "


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" Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects? Filmography"


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Quotes About American Cinema (17 person items)

""American capitalism finds its sharpest and most expressive reflection in the American cinema.""


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Directors:The Filmography of... (207 person items)

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Best Film Direction - 1940s (28 person items)

"#14Ivan the Terrible, Parts I & II (1944, 1947)"


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Entertainment Weekly's 50 Greatest Directors (50 person items)

"Battleship Potemkin Alexander Nevsky"



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