In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government and the decrees of peace and of land in ... See full summary »
Sergei M. Eisenstein
After a lukewarm marriage of over twenty years, a woman appeals to her husband's compassion to obtain the desirable divorce document in front of a court, which proves to be more challenging than she would expect.
This picture has been largely compiled from original film and photographs taken between 1896 and 1917. But in order to cover the few occasions when cameramen were not present it has also made use of sequences which were reconstructed in the exact locations for Soviet feature films, and especially from OCTOBER by Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori Alexandrov. See more »