MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA:
Man with a Movie Camera, is an experimental, 1929 silent documentary film by Russian director Dziga Vertov. Vertov's feature film, produced by the Ukrainian film studio VUFKU, presents urban life in Odessa and other Soviet cities. From dawn to dusk, Soviet citizens are shown at work and at play, and interacting with the machinery of modern life. To the extent that it can be said to have "characters," they are the cameraman of the title and the modern Soviet Union he discovers and presents in the film. This film is famous for the range of cinematic techniques Vertov invents, deploys or develops, such as double exposure, fast motion, slow motion, freeze frames, jump cuts, split screens, Dutch angles, extreme close-ups, tracking shots, footage played backwards, animations and a self-reflexive style. (80 mins.; in very good quality with Russian intertitles and English subtitles);
A SIXTH PART OF THE WORLD:
Dziga Vertov's documentary, which portrays various regions and nations of the Soviet Union and their participation in the social and economic changes in the country since the revolution
. (76 mins.; in very good quality with Russian intertitles and Esperanto subtitles).
DVD-R HAS A TOTAL RUNNING TIME OF 156 MINUTES. OVERALL QUALITY VERY GOOD. REGION FREE -- WILL PLAY IN ANY DVD PLAYER.