1917 – The Real October
St. Petersburg 1917. The frontline of the global war is coming closer everyday; people are hungry, worried, angry. In February the tsar is overthrown. Many artists are euphoric: Revolution! Freedom! Freedom, finally? No. Starting in October, the Bolsheviks rule by themselves. What were poets, thinkers, and avant-gardists like Maxim Gorky and Kazimir Malevich doing during this drastic change of power?
A train station somewhere in Germany. A bomb threat. A sunny day.
A train station somewhere in Germany. A bomb threat. People are waiting.
A train station somewhere in Germany. A bomb threat. Serenity.
On the way back from film shootings the filmmaker was stranded at this place.
More about this short film in production.
A very interesting introduction to the screening series October in “October”: 39.moscowfilmfestival.ru/miff39/eng/theme/?id=105.