Alexander Dovzhenko

Born: 30 August 1894, Sosnitsa, Ukraine
Died: 25 November 1956

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    Commissioned to make propaganda for Stalin’s farm collectivisations, the Soviet cinema’s great visual poet Alexander Dovzhenko instead delivered an impassioned hymn to nature.



    Alexander Dovzhenko’s poetic account of the events leading up to a bloody battle contains some of the most memorable images in Soviet cinema.


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