Alexander Dovzhenko

Born: 30 August 1894, Sosnitsa, Ukraine
Died: 25 November 1956

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  • ZEMLYA

    ZEMLYA

    Commissioned to make propaganda for Stalin’s farm collectivisations, the Soviet cinema’s great visual poet Alexander Dovzhenko instead delivered an impassioned hymn to nature.

  • ARSENAL

    ARSENAL

    Alexander Dovzhenko’s poetic account of the events leading up to a bloody battle contains some of the most memorable images in Soviet cinema.

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