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The Revolution, it’s Cinema and Potemkin - Monsoon Letters
Eisenstein’s ‘Battleship Potemkin’ was not about 1917 but, in the film, the director unleashed upon the screen the possibilities the year’s cataclysmic events had allowed artists from all walks of life to imagine. The depicted mutiny by the crew of the vessel was part of the wave of insurrectionary activity sweeping across the Russian Empire … more "The Revolution, it’s Cinema and Potemkin"