Predstavleniye (Revue) Reviews

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Kam Williams
NewsBlaze
May 14, 2009
Paints a chilling portrait of the U.S.S.R. simply by stringing together a motley mix of Communist propaganda from the Fifties and Sixties.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Eric Monder
Hollywood Reporter
May 14, 2009
Director Sergei Loznitsa says more about Soviet art and politics than any talking head or narrated documentary ever could.
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David Fear
Time Out
May 13, 2009
By juxtaposing labor-filled activities with TV shows and plays proclaiming the 'bounties' of revolution, the film offers glimpses of a government-sanctioned alt universe.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/6
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
May 13, 2009
Revue melds disparate images of Soviet life during the 1950s and '60s into a luminous time capsule of patriotic fervor and political fealty.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
May 13, 2009
A well-edited documentary that's equally informative and entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.0/10
Bill Weber
Slant Magazine
May 11, 2009
Sergei Loznitsa's choice to intersperse footage of smiling farmers and dogma-spouting steelworkers with folk dancers and village choirs throughout Revue doesn't feel flippant, or even discordant.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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