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The Great Fergana Canal

Bolchoi Ferganski Kanal

Directed by Sergei Eisenstein
Russia, 1939
Short, Documentary

Synopsis

Planned film on fertilising the deserts of Uzbekistan from the time of Tamburlaine to the construction of the Fergana canal. Aborted when World War II broke out. Only test shots of the construction of the canal were filmed; the footage, together with stills, was used in a short documentary.

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The Great Fergana Canal Directed by Sergei Eisenstein