Battleship Potemkin (1925)

BBFC Classification: PG - Parental Guidance
Year: 1925
Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein
Performers: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barskiy, Grigoriy Aleksandrov
Genre: Drama
Duration: 1 hr 15 min
Silent, Black & White

David Looserbioscope

Today’s screening of this recent complete restoration of Eisenstein’s masterpiece is accompanied by internationally renowned concert pianist & composer Chris Jarrett playing his own new score live on the Electric Palace piano.

Based on historical events the movie tells the story of a riot at the Battleship Potemkin. What started as a protest strike when the crew was given rotten meat for dinner ended in a riot. The sailors raised the red flag and tried to ignite the revolution in their home port Odessa.

Tickets £10.00