28th October 1999
October 1917 (Ten Days that Shook the World)
Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov
Soviet Union, 1928
Run Time: 105 minutes, Certificate: ,
Commissioned to mark the 10th anniversary of the 1917 St Petersburg Revolution, 'October' includes brilliantly innovative images, particularly Eisenstein's use of montage and dynamic crowd scenes, much copied since. Based upon '10 Days That Shook The World', filmed in 1981 by Warren Beatty as 'Reds'.
Average score 6.29