Earth / The End of St. Petersburg / Chess Fever
These three silent Soviet films is a must for foreign classics fans. Aleksandr Dovzhenko's Earth explores life, death, violence and sex as they relate to collective farms. Vsevolod Pudovkin's The End of St. Petersburg, in which a peasant unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend turned labor leader, commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution. In Pudovkin's Chess Fever, a young man becomes completely obsessed with the game.
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- Vladimir Fogel, Anatoli Ktorov, Anna Zemtsova, Yuli Raizman, Boris Barnet, Jose Raul Capablanca, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Vera Baranovskaya, Ivan Chuvelyov, V. Obolensky, Nikolai Khmelyov, Aleksandr Gromov, Semyon Svashenko, Stepan Shkurat, Nikolai Nademsky, Yuliya Solntseva, Yelena Maksimova, Pyotr Masokha, I. Franko
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Russian: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it