Battleship Pottemkin Analysis

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Human’s fight for Justice (Film review on Battleship Potemkin by Sergei M, Eisenstein) It has been a long journey since human seeks for absolute freedom and justice. History of man tells a many story of many downfall of society. In Sergei M, Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin, a Soviet silent film that showed a great depiction of society’s disgrace. Released in 1925 after the Russian revolutionary, Eisenstein’s masterpiece is an appreciation for the early Russian revolutionary which is generally noted craft of international cinema. Battleship Potemkin is known for one of the most influential film of all time and widely regarded for pioneering in the use of montage. Most of the scenes in the film are still inspiring most movies today like…show more content…
Eisenstein considered meaning of motion pictures is performed by combining the opposing shots. Inspired by the ideas a of Soviet film theorist named Lev Kuleshov, Eisenstein told that montages can work based on the Marxist view of history as a lasting opposition in which a thesis and an antithesis collided to come up with a totally new and greater sensation–synthesis. The theories of “The Odessa Steps” arouse when the audience’s mind combines single, independent shots and formed a new one. The audience will also take note of the distinct visionary impression that outstood the shots’ narrative importance. By the innovation Eisenstein’s accelerated handling of vivid time and space, the massacre in the Odessa steps which slaughtered hundreds of Russian citizens and struggled between the superior Russian army above and other citizens below. This renowned scene promotes a powerful symbolic meaning. With the contribution of an extraordinary scoring of Edmund Meisel, a German composer, brought the rational appeal of Battleship Potemkin became influential and made Eisenstein one of the most influential filmmakers in film

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