October: 10 Days that Shook the World

Soviet Union, 1928

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A brilliant construction of the momentous events of 1917, when revolutionary soldiers, sailors and factory workers overthrew the provisional Government of Russia, bringing Lenin and the Bolsheviks to power. Made by Sergei Eisenstein just ten years after the revolution. The vitality of his imagination, the symbols and metaphors with which he illuminates history, the fantastic spectacle, the sheer erudition have survived six decades undiminished.

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Credits

producer/director

Sergei Eisenstein

Duration

01:40:00:00

Production places
Soviet Union
Production dates
1928

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324074

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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