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The Sixth Part of the World (1926)

Shestaya chast mira (original title)
"Sixth Part of the World" was the size of Soviet Union of the time. Many peoples of many customs composed it. Ice and desert, forest and ocean. Bread, furs, machines. All and every is a part of great unity.

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Dziga Vertov

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Dziga Vertov
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"Sixth Part of the World" was the size of Soviet Union of the time. Many peoples of many customs composed it. Ice and desert, forest and ocean. Bread, furs, machines. All and every is a part of great unity.

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1926 (Soviet Union) See more »

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The Russian subtitle describes the object of the film as "A Kino-Eye fast travel through the USSR: exports and imports by the USSR Ministry of Commerce". See more »

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Could be one of the few "perfect" films ever made
21 December 2000 | by almacalSee all my reviews

What a delight. Beautiful, poetic, rhythmic editing. Certainly the best all - out documentary EVER made. In fact, the perfect documentary. Eisenstein may have invented Narrative style but Vertov is the master of montage. Beautiful, sadly obscure stuff.


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