Russian Pioneers Screen 1 article

Russian Pioneers

1968

Russian Pioneers Poster
  • The Great Leap Forward here is the blending of dialectical montage with a pop art influence derived from Antonioni... The acting seems at first even weaker than the story sense, but one adjusts to its highly stylised qualities, which at times are more like opera than conventional film performance, timed to the score, the camera movements and a rigid rhythmic editing pattern. The mass choreography of extras obeys the principles of dance more than that of drama.