A film by Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Cast : Amvrosi Buchma, Semyon Svashenko

1929 / drama / original title : ARSENAL / 88’ / status : completed / long feature-film / International collections

In 1918, demobilized soldier Timosh returns to Kiev during a celebration of Ukrainian freedom. He soon challenges the
authorities by urging the workers of the Arsenal to fight for the Revolution.



“Represents the summit of Soviet cinema and remains one of the most poetic and visually beautiful of all Russian films.”

Chicago Tribune