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Film details

28th October 1999

October 1917 (Ten Days that Shook the World)
(Oktyabr)

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov

Soviet Union, 1928

Run Time: 105 minutes, Certificate: PG,
Genre: Drama, History, Language: Silent

Synopsis:

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

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