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The New Babylon

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Soviet Union, 1929
Drama, History


In the beginning of the industrial revolution, the Paris Commune was established against the rich and the powerful. How could the love story unfold between a young sales girl and a soldier unable to decide if he was for or against the radicals?

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The New Babylon Directed by Grigori Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg

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As we know, the Commune must fall. Here the film’s meditation on transformation, on what to do with latent or wasted energy, takes on its most profound dimension.
December 14, 2017
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