“Soviet cinema is currently experiencing an unforgettable turning point,” wrote Dziga Vertov in 1926, in an April 12 letter . . . Judging by the two short films, A Sixth Part of the World (1926) and The Eleventh Year (1928), Vertov was doing little more than stating the truth.
Disney’s Silly Symphonies, Russian Ark, Harry Langdon, and part 2 of our Annual Film Book Survey. Plus reviews of Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter . . . and Spring, and Lost in Translation
READ: a review of Lost in Translation