Old And New
The General Line was begun in 1927 as a celebration of the collectivization of agriculture, as championed by old-line Bolshevik Leon Trotsky. Hoping to reach a wide audience, the director forsook his usual practice of emphasizing groups by concentrating on a single rural heroine.
Starring Marfa Lapkina, Vasili Buzenkov, Chukamaryev
Director Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein