Zvenigora / Звенигора [SU 1928]

Info: I embedded the full movie with English subtitles below. International title: The Enchanted Place THE PLOT Zvenigora is an epic with fantastical elements set in the Ukraine and spanning about 1000 years of the country’s history. The movie follows an old man and his two grandsons during various phases in the history of theContinue reading “Zvenigora / Звенигора [SU 1928]”

Blancanieves [ES 2012]

International title: Snow White Info: I embedded the full movie below. THE PLOT Blancanieves is a loose adaptation of Snow White, the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, set during the early 20th century in Seville, Spain. The movie imitates the style of silent pictures of the 1920s, featuring black and white cinematography, aContinue reading “Blancanieves [ES 2012]”

The Black Pirate [US 1926]

Info: I embedded the full movie below. THE PLOT The Black Pirate is a silent adventure movie about how a Duke became part of a pirate crew. After a vicious attack by pirates, he is the sole survivor and is washed up on a deserted island. There, he witnesses the pirate leaders hiding their treasureContinue reading “The Black Pirate [US 1926]”

The Thief of Bagdad [US 1924]

Info: I embedded the full movie below. THE PLOT The Thief of Bagdad is a free adaptation of the classic story collection “Arabian Nights” and centers around the titular thief who doesn’t believe in Allah, mocks clergymen, steals food and money, and lives in the streets of Bagdad. One night, he even breaks into theContinue reading “The Thief of Bagdad [US 1924]”