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Battleship Potemkin

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After the success of [[Feature~V66846~Strike~strike]] (1924), [[Performer~P88777~Sergei Eisenstein~sergeieisenstein]] was commissioned by the Soviet government to make a film commemorating the uprising of 1905. [[Performer~P88777~Eisenstein~sergeieisenstein]]'s scenario, boiled down from what was to have been a multipart epic of the occasion, focussed on the crew of the battleship Potemkin. Fed up with the extreme cruelties of their officers and their maggot-ridden meat rations, the sailors stage a...more

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