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October is Sergei M. Eisenstein's docu-drama about the 1917 October Revolution in Russia. Made ten years after the events and edited in Eisenstein's 'Soviet Montage' style, it re-enacts in celebratory terms several key scenes from the revolution.

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Written by

Sergei Eisenstein (Screenplay)
Grigori Aleksandrov (Screenplay)
John Reed (Book)

Runtime

94 minutes

Country

Russia

Language

Russian

Cast

Keywords

silent film government coup d'etat russian revolution monarchy tzar soviet montage

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