The Love of Jeanne Ney

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The Love of Jeanne Ney ★★½ 1927

Wildly convoluted silent film begins in Russia where Jeanne's (Jehanne) Bolshevik lover (Henning) killsher father for betraying the cause, and then shifts to Paris where the pair face even more daunting obstacles. The new score by Timothy Brock is engaging and effective. 113m/B VHS, DVD . GE Edith Jehanne, Brigitte Helm, Uno Henning, Eugen Jenson, Fritz Rasp; D: G.W. Pabst; W: Ilya Ehrenburg, Ladislaus Vayda.