Battleship Potemkin - Special Edition

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Battleship Potemkin - Special Edition

When they are fed rancid meat, the sailors on the Potemkin revolt against their harsh conditions. Led by Vakulinchuk (Aleksandr Antonov), the sailors kill the officers of the ship to gain their freedom. Vakulinchuk is also killed, and the people of Odessa honour him as a symbol of revolution. Tsarist soldiers arrive and massacre the civilians to quell the uprising. A squadron of ships is sent to overthrow the Potemkin, but the ships side with the revolt and refuse to attack.

Directors: Sergei M. Eisenstein

Starring: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky, Grigori Aleksandrov

Release Information

Label: Bounty FilmsFormat: DVD
Rating:PGAudio: 2.1
Cat No:BF592Aspect:16:9
UPC: 9342424005928 Runtime:66


Audio Commentary with film critic John Noonan. Collection of Sergei M. Eisenstein shorts.