Tempest (1928)

An high-ranking military officer in Czarist Russia fruitlessly woos a temperamental lady aristocrat, who orders him imprisoned -- until the Revolution, when he takes control of the Red army, attaining the upper hand over his former… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 17, 1928
DVD Release Date: July 8, 2003
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Sean Axmaker

Director Sam Taylor... guides this gorgeous costume drama like he was a master of the epic form...

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Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Tempest is a pretty paradox, simultaneously pooh-poohing Russian socialism and applauding the American faux-ideal that love is blind to hierarchy.

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Aj V
This movie was so boring, I couldn't watch it all. It's not that it's bad, I just couldn't stand it.
Byron Brubaker
Not to be confused with Shakespeare's The Tempest. This silent picture won an Art Direction Oscar for William Cameron Menzies. I was also impressed by the… More