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Battleship Potemkin


Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky, Grigori Aleksandrov, Ivan Bobrov View All


Sergei Eisenstein (Screenplay), Sergei Eisenstein (Director), Nikolay Aseev (Writer), Sergey Tretyakov (Writer) View All

Release: Dec. 24th, 1925
Runtime: 1 hour, 15 minutes
A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resultant public demonstration, showing support, which brought on a police massacre. The film had an incredible impact on the development of cinema and is a masterful example of montage editing.
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7 I never understood this part of Battleship Potemkin (1925)
I've seen the movie a few times now, but never understood this part at 7:20 into this clip: So a shootout happens in the staircase, and all of a sudden it cuts to a guy swinging some type of s...

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Dog Star Man
The influence [i]Battleship Potemkin[/i] has had on the cinematic world from its initial conception-onward could not be overstated..
I'm a neckbeard zoomer who considers Russians to be the most talented people on Earth, so I don't take the title of ''best russian film'' lightly, but I still respect Battleship Potemkin as I should.
Citizen Rules
Visually the film is so impressive I had a real hard time just settling on one image (so I didn't!)...There's so many stunning shots in this film.