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ШАГАЙ СОВЕТ


Фильм

Страна: СССР
Студия: Госкино СССР
Год выпуска: 1926
Режиссёр: Дзига Вертов
Сценарий: Дзига Вертов
Оператор: Иван Беляков

«Шагай, Совет!» снимался по поручению исполкома Московского Совета как отчетно-информационный фильм к очередным выборам; в нем должна была быть показана работа по восстановлению хозяйства и культурных учреждений столицы СССР за послевоенные годы. Вертов расширил задание, сделав вместо киноотчета Моссовета публицистический киноочерк о возрождении Советской страны, разрушенной иностранной военной интервенцией и гражданской войной.
В этом фильме Вертов полностью отказывается от хроникально-фактографического метода подачи жизненного материала и всю свою энергию направляет на создание средствами монтажа документально-художественных образов. Большинство кадров, из которых сконструирован «Шагай, Совет!», не инсценированы, а фиксируют действительные, выхваченные из жизни факты. Но в процессе монтажа документальные кадры претерпевают превращение: они отрываются от породивших их реальных событий, от конкретных мест и времени действия и подаются как обобщения, как образы и чаще всего — как образы-символы.
«Шагай, Совет!» строился по принципам ораторской речи. Каждый титр-тезис иллюстрировался близкими по содержанию кадрами. При всей наивности этих приемов фильм давал убедительную и радостную картину созидательных успехов Советского государства за немногие послевоенные годы.
«Шагай, Совет!» был значительно более зрелым произведением, чем «Киноглаз», и свидетельствовал о несомненной талантливости Вертова как публициста. Режиссер фильма был награжден орденом Красной Звезды за отличное раскрытие темы социалистического строительства.
В звуковом оформлении фильма использована музыка Дмитрия Шостаковича.

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Издатель Flicker Alley
Упаковка Digipak
Дата релиза /Год 2011
Видеостандарт NTSC
Тип диска DVD9
Формат видео /AR 4:3 (1,32:1)
Видеобитрейт /Mbps 6.50
Аудиоверсии /Kbps Русский нет, Подбор и исполнение музыки Eric Beheim DD2.0(192)
Субтитры Английские
Бонусы Буклет (20 стр.)

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Издатель: Flicker Alley(2011)
Серия: Landmarks of Early Soviet Film (4DVD)
Изображение: неплохие четкость и контрастность, дефекты пленки
Звук: претензий нет
Субтитры: английские
Бонусы: буклет (20 стр.)


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Landmarks of Early Soviet Film (1924-1930) 2011 Flicker Alley 4 DVD edition

Comes with a 20-page booklet: Montage Uprising: A Collection of Soviet Silents

DISC 1:
The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks (1924, 74 min.)
A stunt-filled comedy, in which a Harold Lloyd-like character comes from America to investigate the barbarous Soviet state only to discover the "real" Russia.
Old and New (1929, 120 min.)
Eisenstein's last silent and seldom-seen film attempts to bring visual poetry to the collectivization of agriculture.

DISC 2:
The House on Trubnaya Square (1928, 84 min.)
Often described as one of the best Soviet silent comedies.
By the Law (1926, 80 min.)
A tense drama set in Alaska and based upon a short story by Jack London.

DISC 3:
Stride, Soviet! (1926, 69 min.)
Dziga Vertov's Stride, Soviet!, which transformed a State commission intending to show what the Soviet had done for Moscow into a highly experimental film.

The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty (1927, 87 min.)
An Esfir Shub film culled from pre-Soviet Russian newsreels gathered from Europe and America.

DISC 4:
Turksib (1930, 57 min.)
A stirring chronicle of the building of the Turkestan-Siberian railway (a major inspiration to the British and American documentary film.
Salt for Svanetia (1930, 52 min.)
Salt for Svanetia explores the Caucasus region of Svanetia, a remote, mountainous area where the Ushkul tribe still lives in a stone-age culture.


Отзывы на amazon.com:

5.0 out of 5 stars Flicker Alley Presents Soviet Cinema, October 29, 2011
By Chip Kaufmann (Asheville, NC United States)
This review is from: Landmarks of Early Soviet Film (DVD)
For anyone looking beyond the big three of Soviet Cinema (Dovzhenko, Pudovkin, Eisenstein), this set is a gold mine of cinematic creativity. You get the opportunity to view documentaries (THE FALL OF THE ROMANOV DYNASTY, TURKSIB, SALT FOR SVANETIA), comedies (THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF MR WEST IN THE LAND OF THE BOLSHEVIKS, THE HOUSE ON TRUBNAYA), and an unexpected drama (BY THE LAW) based on a short story by Jack London. One of the big three does make an appearance here. Sergei Eisenstein's last silent film OLD AND NEW (originally THE GENERAL LINE) extols the virtues of collective farming through the classic manipulation of his montage editing. Editing also plays an important part in Dziga Vertov's STRIDE SOVIET! which did not please the powers that be at the time with its creative inventiveness just like his highly charged documentary LIVING RUSSIA OR THE MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA.
The quality of the images in this set is a marked improvement over the old VHS versions although one reviewer complained about the framing of BY THE LAW. While it does look cropped compared to the other movies (possibly soundtrack issues), I had no problem with it as I haven't seen the Region 2 version. It does illustrate the issue of different versions of silent movies being made available for home video. The Eisenstein and Vertov offerings are what you expect when you think of 1920s Soviet cinema but the comedies are completely unexpected. What they lack in sublety is made up for by their visual creativity. All of these films come with brand new scores and there's even a little booklet to help explain Soviet montage. First class all the way. Thanks again to David Shepard and Flicker Alley for making these available. An invaluable set for anyone interestd in editing techniques and how thwy can influence a film.

3.0 out of 5 stars Seriously flawed, October 22, 2011
By J. - See all my reviews
This review is from: Landmarks of Early Soviet Film (DVD)
This is a good set, but ... though it pains me to criticize Flicker Alley, and always taking into account the possibility that my copy might be in some way flawed or defective (please do correct me if I'm wrong!), the version of BY THE LAW that is included in this box is so mutilated as to be unwatchable. I'm not talking about the natural damage prints of this film will necessarily have suffered, nor about a poor restoration or transfer or any of the other, expected flaws to be found on a DVD of early film. BY THE LAW is cropped here to be missing what looks like nearly a quarter of the frame on the left, and if I'm not mistaken a little on the right as well--MR. WEST, by contrast, looks fine. When there is a stunningly beautiful DVD of BY THE LAW available from Edition Filmmuseum (region 2), which contains not only the full, uncropped frame but at a far better resolution and with deeper blacks and better detail, I can't understand why so poor a version of this essential film should have been included in an otherwise praiseworthy collection. Perhaps the German print used for the Region 2 disc was unavailable to Flicker Alley, or was too expensive to license or convert--or who knows. There are manifold difficulties and compromises in any publishing venture, particularly in the home-video world. In this case, however, omitting BY THE LAW would have been the better decision. So: beware.

8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Treasure Trove for Serious Cineastes, September 24, 2011
By Chris Ward (Costa Rica)
This review is from: Landmarks of Early Soviet Film (DVD)
Back in film school, we watched almost all of these works in history and theory and documentary classes. If you're looking for the primary building blocks of film grammar, this set is an invaluable tool. That's not to say that these films are dry exercises in the theory of montage and nothing else: they're still enchanting and fresh and entertaining after nearly 90 years.
"The foundation of film art is editing." --Pudovkin. While Eisenstein is the best known early theorist of montage, each of the filmmakers represented here had his (or her) own notions of how to render action and character and space and emotion through editing. With a scissors and a pastepot and nothing else-- no Moviola, no AVID-- these storytellers edited these masterworks. All are worthy of study, but I think my two favorites stand out.
Lev Kuleshov's "By The Law" is a compelling interpretation of a Jack London story about a troupe of gold miners and their descent into madness. At the ends of the earth, they make their own law. When I saw "There Will Be Blood" a few years ago, parts of it reminded me of this film.
Sergei Eisenstein's "Old & New" (known when I first saw it as "The General Line") is a paean to the collectivization and mechanization of farming. Sound sexy? No? Well, when thick-ankled farm girl Marfa Lapkina fantasizes about tractors and milking machines, you'll get hot under the collar. The milking machine dream is almost a parody of an orgasmic release-- must be seen to be believed. Oh Marfa, where are you now??
Interested in film history and good storytelling? This collection is essential.


cineaste.com

The quality of all the films restored for the Landmarks of Early Soviet Film DVD box set is exemplary. All but two of them (Turksib and The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty) have the original Russian intertitles as well as easily read English subtitles. The critical material in the accompanying booklet gives extensive historical background and information on the films, but there is one odd omission: the running time of each film is nowhere to be found. But anyone interested in Soviet film, or the early history of documentary, will want to own this set.


silentera.com

Our first look at this new collection of eight Soviet feature films looks very good, with 35mm print materials utilized for the high-quality video transfers. Some of the films are presented for the first time on DVD home video: Lev Kuleshov’s The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks (1924), Lev Kuleshov’s By the Law (1926), Dziga Vertov’s Stride, Soviet! (1926), Esfir Shub’s Fall of the Romanov Dynasty (1927), Boris Barnet’s The House on Trubnaya Square (1928), Sergei Eisenstein’s Old and New (1929), Victor Turin’s Turksib (1929) and Mikhail Kalatozov’s Salt for Svanetia (1930).

The films are accompanied by film scores by Robert Israel, Eric Beheim, Alexander Rannie and Zoran Borisavljevic.
Even at first glance, we highly recommend this new boxed collection.


fromthefrontrow.net

The presentation by Flicker Alley is stellar, even if some of the films are a little worse for wear. The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty especially looks like it was transferred from VHS and the intertitles look like Jeopardy questions. While several of the films would benefit from a full-on restoration, we're lucky to have them on DVD at all, and this set is a veritable treasure trove for movie lovers. Included with the set is a highly informative booklet that details the history and production of each film, providing each of them with their proper historical context. While the DVDs themselves have no special features, it's serendipitous that this set was released so soon after Kino's excellent blu-ray release of Eisenstein's Strike, as the special features there spend quite a bit of time discussing some of the films included here. It's a stellar and essential release, offering a tantalizing glimpse into an exciting era of film history that has paved the way for many of the techniques we take for granted today. This is truly a release to be celebrated.

BY THE LAW - 3 1/2(5)
THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF MR. WEST IN THE LAND OF THE BOLSHEVIKS - 3(5)
THE HOUSE ON TRUBNAYA - 4(5)
OLD AND NEW - 3 1/2(5)
SALT FOR SVANETIA - 4(5)
STRIDE, SOVIET! - 3(5)
TURKSIB - 3(5)



criterionforum.org

LANDMARKS OF EARLY SOVIET FILM
A 4-Disc DVD Collection of 8 Groundbreaking Films

Release Date: September 20, 2011

This groundbreaking collection features eight seminal films from the Soviet silent era - all are new to DVD:

Sergei M. Eisenstein's last silent and seldom seen Old and New (1929)

Dziga Vertov's Stride, Soviet (1926)
Victor Turin's Turksib (1930)
Esther Shub's The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty (1927)
Boris Barnet's The House on Trubnaya (1928)
Lev Kuleshov's The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks (1924) and By the Law (1926)
Mikhail Kalatozov's Salt for Svanetia (1930)

These films are presented with original Russian intertitles with English subtitles (optional on 4 of the films) except Turksib and The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty which have full-screen English intertitles; all have musical scores new for these editions by Robert Israel, Eric Beheim, Alexander Rannie and Zoran Borisavljevic.