Goskino | Release Date: December 5, 1926 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Universal acclaim based on 22 Critic Reviews
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22
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Eisenstein's incandescent creativity remains strikingly obvious. The most brilliant of all Soviet silent films. [30 Jan 1998, p.N]
100
The most bravura 69 minutes in film history. [18 Mar 2011, p.D9]
100
It's essentially a propaganda film, but Eisenstein's stirring (and, for the history of cinema, truly revolutionary) montages of men in action still are uniquely powerful. [04 Jun 1999]
80
Great as it undoubtedly is, it's not really a likable film; it's amazing, though--it keeps its freshness and its excitement, even if you resist its cartoon message.