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Novy Vavilon


Coming at the end of the silent-film era, Grigori Kozyntsev and [[Performer~P165576~Leonid Trauberg~leonidtrauberg]]'s [[Feature~V161427~Novj Vavilon~vavilonxx]] became buried in the Western rush to sound. Kozyntsev and Trauberg employ impressionistic cutting and metaphoric compositions to depict the times of the Franco-Prussian War and the Paris Commune of 1870-1871. Centered upon a Paris department store and the struggling French army, there is a constant contrast of emphasis between the capitalism...more