Not Rated | | Drama, History
In the midst of the Russian Revolution of 1905, the crew of the battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel's officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.
Acclaimed painter Francis Bacon considered this film a catalyst for his work, especially the infamous Odessa Steps sequence.
The people of Odessa are waiting for the liberators! Land the troops and the army will join you.
Shadow of the camera, complete with an umbrella, can easily be seen during the scrolling shot of the Odessa Steps.
$2,283 (USA) (21 January 2011)
$50,970 (USA) (15 January 2012)
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