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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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Directed by

Sergei M. Eisenstein

Written by

Sergei M. Eisenstein (Screenplay)
Nikolay Aseev (Writer)
Sergey Tretyakov (Writer)

Runtime

75 minutes

Country

Russia, Soviet Union

Language

Russian

Tagline

Revolution is the only lawful, equal, effectual war. It was in Russia that this war was declared and begun.

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Keywords

silent film violence massacre panic sailor revolt odessa baby carriage slaughter rage imperial russia insubordination port city steps maggots russian revolution cossack

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Lists

#14 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#313 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#22 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

#3 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire