Tag Archives: Russian cinema

flowers for boris: if only he was clever

The Cranes Are Flying. The horrors of WWII from Russia as cinema circa 1958 playing on the moral ambiguities piercing the Soviet collective psyche still shaken by war with Germany.¬† It is in the great literary tradition of Dostoevsky and … Continue reading

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A SALTY DOG ON THE PORT SIDE

A communist sea dog who stayed away from the starboard, or right wing side of the battleship Potemkin. ¬†Sergei Eisenstein‘s Potemkin was a film that proclaimed his faith as an artist of revolution and transcended it. It was a work … Continue reading

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