“No one would ever make art without competition!!” - some liberal nerd, probably
Honestly communist propaganda and music/media is fucking badass.
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solaris_(1972_film) “The film is often cited as one of the greatest science fiction films in the history of cinematography.”
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battleship_Potemkin “Battleship Potemkin has been called one of the most influential propaganda films of all time, and was named the greatest film of all time at the Brussels World’s Fair in 1958.”
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cranes_Are_Flying “It won the Palme d'Or at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival"
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moscow_Does_Not_Believe_in_Tears “The film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1980.”
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_and_Peace_(film_series) - “The picture was produced by the Mosfilm studios between 1961 and 1967, with considerable support from the authorities. At a cost of 8,291,712 Soviet ruble – equal to 9,213,013 U.S. dollar in 1967 rates, or $67 million in 2011, accounting for ruble inflation – it was the most expensive film ever made in the Soviet Union. Upon its release, it became a success with the audiences, selling approximately 135 million tickets in its native country. War and Peace also won the Grand Prix in the Moscow International Film Festival, the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.”
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosfilm in general is just fucking awesome