THE LAST BOLSHEVIK (Chris Marker, 1992)

Perhaps because he gave it expansive treatment in his 1977 Le fond de l’air est rouge, Chris Marker nowhere mentions in the alternately glib and thoughtful commentary in his depressing documentary partly about filmmaker Aleksandr Medvedkin’s rocky relationship with the Soviet state, Le tombeau d’Alexandre, a critical source of his sourness vis-à-vis Soviet history and […]