The final part of the trilogy about the young Bolshevik activist Maxim sees him appointed Commissar of the National Bank following the Russian Revolution.
The second film in a trilogy about a young Bolshevik activist is set in 1914, on the eve of World War I.
New Babylon, the last silent film directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg, is a story of political compromise and personal pain during the Paris Commune of 1871.
A fantastical, visually inventive adaptation of two short stories by Nikolai Gogol, made by the FEKS (Faculty of the Eccentric Actor) Studio.
The first in the ‘Maksim trilogy’ is a landmark of Soviet Socialist Realism directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg, who made some of the most original Soviet films of the 1920s.