Strike

Soviet Union, 1924

Film
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At the time of “Strike”, his first film, Eisenstein was a director of the Proletkult Theatre, an organisation with a boldly original technique of acting which led him logically to the medium of the cinema. The film has little formal plot in the conventional sense; a characteristic brilliance of wit and image association here achieves an almost surrealistic intensity. The photography often achieves effects reminiscent of the ‘metaphysical objects’ school of painting.

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production company

Goskino

Proletkult

director

Sergei Eisenstein

Duration

01:22:00:00

Production places
Soviet Union
Production dates
1924

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