The Battleship Potemkin

Bronenoset︠s︡ "Potemkin" (Motion picture)

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Summary

  • Dramatization of actual events: the fierce mutiny aboard a battleship in Czarist Russia (1905) and the bloody aftermath in Odessa, in which the Czar's troops ruthlessly massacred hundreds of innocent civilians who had sympathized with the mutineers.

Notes

  • Captioned in English, with organ score by Rose Rio added.
  • Originally produced as silent motion picture in 1925.
  • Based on a scenario by Sergei Eisenstein and Nina Agadzhanova Shutko.
  • VHS format.
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