When these films first showed at the Il Cinema Muto in Pordenone, Italy, the world was astonished by the genius of these films. Unseen (and many of them banned) for more than seventy years by the Soviet Government, this anthology reveals the excellence of filmmaking in Czarist Russia. From the brilliance of Evgeni Bauer's astonishing tragedies, to the animation wonders of Ladislaw Starewitch, to the remarkable acting of Ivan Moujikine, you can discover new treasures in the world of cinema!
Volume One: Beginnings and Volume Two: Folklore and Legend
Volume Three: Starewicz’s Fantasies
Volume Four: Provincial Variations
Volume Five: Chardynin’s Pushkin
Volume Six: Class Distinctions
Volume Seven: Evgenii Bauer
Volume Eight: Iakov Protazanov
Volume Nine: High Society
Volume Ten: The End of an Era
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