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'The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom': A Soviet-Era Critique of 'Americanitis'
13 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM
As the New Economic Policy attempted to infuse a dose of capitalism within a faltering Soviet economy, American cinema and Soviet avant-garde techniques and content merged within commercial Soviet cinema in its mixed attempts to fashion a truly utopian cinematic world: one that is both popular and political.
Light Comedy, Moscow Style: 'The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom'
26 Aug 2011 // 7:40 AM
Silent Soviets sell cigarettes, discover romance.