Soviet Cinema of the 1920s


A2 Revision Page

Key Film Plot Summaries



Battleship Potemkin


Man with a Movie Camera

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Soviet Cinema of the 1920s: Basic Context

Alexander Rodchenko and Photomontage

Eisenstein on Intellectual Montage

Eisenstein’s October

The opening scenes of Pudovkin’s Mother

Vsevelod Pudovkin: Mother

Man With a Movie Camera

Man With a Movie Camera detailed notes

Soviet Cinema Revision

Soviet Style and Context Revision

Socialist Realism

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effigy to go the Year 13 page


Eisenstein and Battleship Potemkin

Senses of Cinema: Eisenstein’s October

Types of Montage

Click on the doomed Battleship Captain

to find full Soviet films and other

documentary material

Eisenstein’s Cinematography

Senses of Cinema: Pudovkin

Sense of Cinema: Vertov


The Kuleshov Effect

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to go the Comparing German and Soviet

Cinema page

Click on the gyrating robot doppelganger

to go the German Cinema page