Inivitation scroll

Editing effects in THE GENERAL LINE by Sergei M. Eisenstein

In The General Line (also titled Old and New), Sergueï M. Eisenstein recounts the revolt of the peasant woman Marfa against the inhuman living and working conditions of small farmers. She sets up a cooperative that helps them to modernise their methods.

This sequence reveals the hardships of working the land, as she has had to replace her horse with an ox.

The General Line, by Sergei M. Eisenstein