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Mockery, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; directed by Benjamin Christensen

Label
Mockery, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; directed by Benjamin Christensen
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Main title
Mockery
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
694196284
Responsibility statement
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; directed by Benjamin Christensen
Runtime
75
Series statement
Archive collection
Summary
While scavenging for food among dead bodies during the Russian Revolution, a slow-witted peasant named Sergei is hired by a desperate woman to guide her out of the carnage. In exchange for promises of friendship and a secure future, he endures torture to save her. The woman turns out to be a countess, the friendship and secure future become a degrading job in her kitchen and Sergei, inflamed by proletarian ideals, embraces violence
Technique
live action
Classification
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