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This engrossing ebook explores the $64000 function performed via Stalinist cinema in legitimizing Stalinism and generating a brand new Soviet identity.


Evgeny Dobrenko, a number one pupil of Soviet cultural historical past, asserts that either Lenin and Stalin valued cinema because the most desirable type of propaganda and “organization of the masses.” Dobrenko appears to be like at Stalinist old motion pictures and the novels from which they drew and exhibits that they remodeled the adventure and trauma of the previous right into a legitimizing ancient narrative—the foundation of a brand new mythology. He examines the works of the nice movie administrators of the innovative interval in Stalinist cinema—including Sergei Eisenstein, Vsevolod Pudovkin, Grigorii Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg, Fridrikh Ermler, Mark Donskoi, and Mikhail Romm—and explains how they labored with time, the prior, and reminiscence to build the Soviet political imagination.

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