Search - Strike on DVD


Strike
Strike
Actors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Maksim Shtraukh, Mikhail Gomorov, I. Ivanov, Ivan Klyukvin
Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein
Genres: Indie & Art House, Classics, Drama
NR     2000     1hr 22min

Explores the dire consequences of a strike on the part of reluctant factory workers in Russia.

     
?

Larger Image

Movie Details

Actors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Maksim Shtraukh, Mikhail Gomorov, I. Ivanov, Ivan Klyukvin
Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein
Creators: Eduard Tisse, Vasili Khvatov, Boris Mikhin, Ilya Kravchunovsky, Valeryan Pletnyov
Genres: Indie & Art House, Classics, Drama
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Silent Films, Drama
Studio: Image Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 07/25/2000
Original Release Date: 01/01/2025
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/2025
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 22min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Subtitles: English

Similar Movies

October
Ten Days That Shook the World
Directors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein
1
   NR   1998   1hr 35min
Battleship Potemkin
The Ultimate Edition
Director: Sergei Eisenstein
   UR   2007   1hr 10min
Man with the Movie Camera
Director: Dziga Vertov
2
   NR   2002   1hr 8min
Three Soviet Classics
Earth / The End of St. Petersburg / Chess Fever
Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller
2
   UR   2003   3hr 6min
Que Viva Mexico
Directors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein
4
   UR   2001   1hr 25min

Similarly Requested DVDs

Mystic River
Three-Disc Collector's Edition
Director: Clint Eastwood
   R   2004   2hr 18min
   
21
Two-Disc Special Edition
   PG-13   2008   2hr 3min
   
The War of the Roses
Director: Danny DeVito
   R   2001   1hr 56min
   
Spartan
Director: David Mamet
   R   2004   1hr 46min
   
Snakes on a Plane
Widescreen New Line Platinum Series
Directors: David R. Ellis, Lex Halaby
   R   2007   1hr 45min
   
Natural Born Killers
Director's Cut
Director: Oliver Stone
   UR   2009   1hr 58min
   
Couples Retreat
Blu-ray
   PG-13   2010   1hr 53min
   
ESPN Films 30 for 30 Season 2 Volume 1
2
   NR   2013   17hr 40min
   
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Widescreen Edition
Director: Chris Columbus
   PG   2003   2hr 41min
   
World Trade Center
Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition
Director: Oliver Stone
   PG-13   2006   2hr 9min
   
 

Movie Reviews

Eisenstein's best - with a great new score!
Hoffmann the Organizer | 10/30/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I've been watching and enjoying Eisenstein for ages, but watched "Strike" only recently (at the recommendation of my SEIU union president, no less). Strike is a truly revolutionary film -- as art and entertainment, as well as politics. While Eisenstein could always succeed at these three levels, his films became more and more "conservative" over time, more ponderous, more conventional, more obsessed with power. This first film is full of energy and surprises -- company spies you can't help liking for their comical antics; agents-provocateurs you admire for their theatricality; dream sequences on a par with Twin Peaks. But it also tells the story of a strike with all the power and clarity of the best labor movies (e.g. Norma Rae), yet on a bigger, more brutal scale. The Alloy Orchestra provides a score that equals the epic panoramas of the factories, tenements, and intense conflict. They cover Eisenstein's emotional range from the hilarious to the devastating. One of my top ten."