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October (Ten Days that Shook the World) - Grigory Alexandrov; Sergei Eisenstein
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Borrowing its title from a book by American journalist John Reed (of Reds fame), Sergei Eisenstein's Ten Days That Shook the World reenacts the crucial week-and-a-half in October, 1918, when the Russian Kerensky regime was toppled by the Bolsheviks. While Eisenstein takes certain liberties in characterization--those opposing the Bolsheviks are depicted as mental defectives or grossly overweight clowns--his re-creation of such events as the storming of the Winter Palace are painstakingly meticulous. The "actor" playing Lenin ...

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October (Ten Days that Shook the World) 1998, Amkino

UPC: 014381457629

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October 1917 1927, Amkino

UPC: 5060000404166

DVD