Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Based on the historical events the movie tells the story of a riot at the battleship Potemkin. What started as a protest strike when the crew was given rotten meat for dinner ended in a riot. The sailors raised the red flag and tried to ignite the revolution in their home port Odessa.

(Plot summary written by Konstantin Dlutskii )


Runtime original: 01:15:00

Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:00

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein

Writer: Nina Agadzhanova (script), Sergei M. Eisenstein, Nikolai Aseyev (intertitles), Sergei Tretyakov (intertitles)

Editor: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov

90to5 Editor: Cadu Medina

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A technical masterpiece, Battleship Potemkin is Soviet cinema at its finest, and its montage editing techniques remain influential to this day.

— Cadu Medina



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2 Responses

  1. Good job mate!. I love the edit and the use of music!

    Just out of curiosity: have you thought about going back to the edit? You still have plenty of time to improve your masterpiece!

    It’s fantastic to have a Soviet filmmaker on 90to5 again! Thnaks.

  2. I’ve always thought Potemkin was a bit heavy…this is far better!

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