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|Director||Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein|
|Starring||Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov|
|Supporting actors||Layaschenko, Chibisov, Boris Livanov, Mikholyev, Nikolai Padvoisky, Smelsky, Eduard Tisse|
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|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
For those who are looking for a magnificent cinematic experience, however, this movie is a fine choice indeed.
Certainly, not as morally disturbing as Triumph of the Will (which it influenced) but still, a film made to support a government sanctioned point of view.
I did not have a problem with it being a silent movie and the sub-titles did help somewhat, but over all nothing I can see watching.
Directed by Sergei Eisenstein, a pioneer in the development of Soviet Montage, this classic silent film displays the power of editing to create meaning. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lindsay Johnson
if you are into film, you have to watch this. I had to watch it for a film class and was pleasantly surprised. Read morePublished 14 months ago by regharri
Used this film to illustrate the Bolshevik Revolution to my special ed world history students. They were entranced. Read morePublished on April 20, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I read up on what this DVD is all about, but as I was viewing the movie several times I could not understand what was going on. Read morePublished on January 16, 2012 by Richard B
Eisenstein's Tenth Anniversary recreation of the October Uprising certainly isn't designed to educate about the event, it is meant to stir the passions of remembrance. Read morePublished on November 30, 2011 by Michael Harbour
I agree with the reviewer who wrote that OKTOBER would be a difficult film to follow if the viewer didn't have an historical grasp of the events depicted. Read morePublished on September 16, 2010 by JE Farrow
Only thing I can say about this movie is that it is really hard to understand each shot that the director was trying to express, respectively, if you do not have a brief... Read morePublished on May 11, 2010 by C. Yang
I have reviewed Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky's definitive three-volume work The History of the Russian Revolution that covers this same topic elsewhere in this space. Read morePublished on September 4, 2007 by Alfred Johnson