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Battleship Potemkin 1925

Soviet Union

Sergei M. Eisenstein | War , History

Based on actual events that occurred at the port of Odessa in 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny after yet again being served rotten food. At the time, there was growing opposition to Imperialist rule and a mini revolution was soon underway. The revolt was harshly put down by government troops with the shooting of civilians - including women and children - on the Odessa Steps.

Cast: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky, Grigori Aleksandrov.

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