The General Line
The General Line ★★★★ The Old and the New 1929
Eisenstein's classic proSoviet semi-documentary about a poor farm woman who persuades her village to form a cooperative. Transgresses its partyline instructional purpose by vivid filmmaking. The director's last silent film. 90m/B VHS . RU Marfa Lapkina; D: Sergei Eisenstein.