Dir. Alexander Dovzhenko (1928).
The subject of the great Ukrainian directors last silent film is the Russian civil war; the movies powerful use of repetition, cartoonish images, mad angles, fondness for close-ups, and frenzied crosscutting suggests a talented Eisenstein follower's attempt to blast his mentor off the screen.
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