Le Tombeau d'Alexandre (The Last Bolshevik)
Le Tombeau d'Alexandre (The Last Bolshevik) (1992)

The life of filmmaker Alexander Medvedkin (1900-1989) serves as a template for exploring the history of Russia during that period, from its takeover under Lenin and the Bolsheviks, to the advent of the most hopeful part of the Gorbachev era… More

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Release Date: December 2, 2008
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Eloquent and mordantly witty in its poetic writing, beautiful and often painterly in its images, this is as moving and as provocative in many respects as Marker's Sans soleil.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

The catch is that the letters are addressing a dead man.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's one of the better documentaries.

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Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews

A combination of Alexander Medvedkin's negelected satiric masterpiece and a loving tribute to the film-maker by his life-long friend Chris Marker, who is a last Bolshevik in his own right.

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Walter M.
With all the time I have spent in darkened rooms watching the flickering images of cinema over the years, I am surprised whenever I come across a new element of… More