Alexander Medvedkin (KINO: The Russian Cinema Series)

Alexander Medvedkin (KINO: The Russian Cinema Series)

By: Emma Widdis (author)Paperback

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This first introduction to Medvedkin's film-making career traces his process of developing a unique brand of cinematic satire throughout the period of the Soviet revolutionary experiment. Using original archival material and Medvedkin's writings towards his unfinished autobiography, Widdis explores his films from the 1936 The Miracle Worker, through the unreleased New Moscow of 1938 and the experimental 'film train' - or kinopoezd - up to the rediscovery of his 1934 film Happiness in the 1960s.

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Emma Widdis is Lecturer in Slavonic Studies and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. She is the author of Visions of a New Land: Soviet Film from the Revolution to the Second World War.

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/11/2004
  • ISBN13: 9781850434054
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9781850434054
  • weight: 218
  • ISBN10: 1850434050

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