Battleship Potemkin

Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Revolution is the only lawful, equal, effectual war. It was in Russia that this war was declared and begun.

  • Genre: Drama, History, War
  • Release Date: 1925-12-24
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 1106 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 15min
  • Language: No Language
  • Production Company: Mosfilm
  • Production Country: Soviet Union
  • Director: Sergei Eisenstein
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A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resultant public demonstration, showing support, which brought on a police massacre. The film had an incredible impact on the development of cinema and is a masterful example of montage editing.

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  • Aleksandr Antonov

    as Grigory Vakulinchuk
  • Vladimir Barsky

    as Commander Golikov
  • Grigori Aleksandrov

    as Chief Officer Giliarovsky
  • Ivan Bobrov

    as Young Sailor Flogged While Sleeping
  • Mikhail Gomorov

    as Militant Sailor
  • Aleksandr Levshin

    as Petty Officer
  • Nina Poltavtseva

    as Woman with Pince-nez
  • Konstantin Feldman

    as Student Agitator
  • Prokhorenko

    as Mother Carrying Wounded Boy
  • A. Glauberman

    as Wounded Boy
  • Beatrice Vitoldi

    as Woman with Baby Carriage
  • Danylo Antonovych

    as Sailor
  • Iona Biy-Brodskiy

    as Student
  • Julia Eisenstein

    as Woman with Food for Sailors
  • Sergei Eisenstein

    as Odessa Citizen
  • Andrey Fayt

    as Recruit
  • Yuriy Korobeynikov

    as Legless Veteran
  • Marusov

    as Officer
  • Protopopov

    as Old Man
  • Repnikova

    as Woman on the Steps
  • Vladimir Uralskiy

  • Zerenin

    as Student
  • Aleksanteri Ahola-Valo

    as Extra (uncredited)
Directing Sergei Eisenstein Director
Editing Grigori Aleksandrov Editor
Editing Sergei Eisenstein Editor
Sound Edmund Meisel Original Music Composer
Camera Eduard Tisse Director of Photography
Production Brian Shirey Production Manager
Writing Nikolay Aseev Writer
Crew Nina Agadzhanova Script
Editing Jay Leyda Assistant Editor
Directing Aleksandr Antonov Assistant Director
Directing Mikhail Gomorov Assistant Director
Production A. Kotoshev Administration
Production A.P. Kryukov Administration
Directing Aleksandr Levshin Assistant Director
Directing Maksim Shtraukh Assistant Director
Directing Herzl Effensachs Assistant Director
Directing Grigori Aleksandrov First Assistant Director
Art Vasiliy Rakhals Art Direction
Writing Nina Agadzhanova Writer
Writing Sergei Eisenstein Writer
Writing Sergei Tretyakov Writer
Production Yakov Bliokh Producer