ENTHUSIASM (SYMPHONY OF THE DONBAS)

A film by Dziga Vertov

1931 / documentary / Russie / original title : Entuziazm (Simfoniya Donbassa) / 67’ / Black & White / status : completed / Russian / long feature-film / French and International catalog

How the miners of the Donbas coal basin in Eastern Ukraine strove to fulfill their part in Stalin’s first Five Year Plan.

 

Mono sound / [RESTORED] [2K]

Press

“I would never have believed it possible to assemble mechanical noises to create such beauty. One of the most superb symphonies I have known. Dziga Vertov is a musician”

 Charles Chaplin