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General Line (Aka The Old & The New) DVD

This is Eisenstein's only completed film about a contemporary subject. It depicts the mechanization and collectivization of a farm, focusing on a peasant woman fighting greed and superstition. It contains several striking examples of Eisenstein's montage technique. Directed and written by Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori Alexandrov; featuring Marfa Lapkina, Kostya Vasiliev, and Vasya Buzenkov.

USSR, 1929, B&W, 90 minutes, silent with English subtitles superimposed below original Russian title cards.

[DVD] NTSC Region 0 encoding (Entire World)

General Line (Aka The Old & The New) DVD

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