The New Babylon

Film

Time Out says

One of the very few great Soviet silent directors to re-establish a reputation after the intervening years of social-realist dogma, Kozintsev first made his mark as a pioneer of the 'Eccentric' movement, co-directing with Trauberg a series of extravagant entertainments and satires. The New Babylon represented one of the most controversial examples: muting the formal anarchy, but almost iconoclastically viewing the fate of the 1871 Paris Commune through the eyes of a department store shopgirl.

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Release details

Duration:
7 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Leonid Trauberg, Grigori Kozintsev
Screenwriter:
Grigori Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg
Cast:
Dimitri Gutman
Vsevolod Pudovkin
Yelena Kuzmina
Sophie Magarill
Sergei Gerasimov
Pyotr Sobolevsky
S Gusev
Janina Jeimo