A few films to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:09am by amy
Battleship Potemkin (1925): Generally considered one of the most influential films ever made, Sergei Eisenstein's silent Soviet-era classic depicts the 1905 revolt onboard the Potemkin that inspired the October Revolution.
The Last Command (1928): A Tsarist general, played by the famous silent film actor Emil Jannings, flees Russia after the Bolsheviks come to power and ends up a as bit player in Hollywood.
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971): An intimate study of the hapless Tsar Nicholas II, overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
October: 10 Days That Shook The World (1927): This silent documentary-style Soviet-era classic about the events leading up to the October Revolution is, like Battleship Potemkin, famous for its inventive use of montage imagery.
This is a great list! Thanks for posting.