Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Silent / War
Directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein
Aleksandr Antonov as Grigory Vakulinchuk
Vladimir Barsky as Commander Golikov
Grigori Aleksandrov as Chief Officer Giliarovsky
I. Bobrov as Young Sailor
Mikhail Gomorov as Militant Sailor
This classic film is based on actual events surrounding the riot at the battleship Potemkin. It all began as a protest strike after the crew was given rotten meat for dinner. The crew was not satisfied with the food and began a riot.
Many films over the decades has used this film as their methodology and style format because of the quality and expertise utilized withinthe making of Battleship Potemkin.