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Storm Over Asia
7.9
/10
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STORM OVER ASIA

Потомок Чингисхана

Directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin
Soviet Union, 1928
Drama, Silent, War

Synopsis

In 1918 a simple Mongolian herdsman escapes to the hills after brawling with a western capitalist fur trader who cheats him. In 1920 he helps the partisans fight for the Soviets against the occupying army.

Synopsis

In 1918 a simple Mongolian herdsman escapes to the hills after brawling with a western capitalist fur trader who cheats him. In 1920 he helps the partisans fight for the Soviets against the occupying army.

Our take

One of the great classics of early Soviet cinema, Vsevolod Pudovkin’s revolutionary melodrama has hardly aged: its vitriolic power, its poetry, and its remarkable photography, nearly documentary, of Mongolia, make this masterpiece as gripping as ever.