One of the most famous scenes in movie history and a few of the many scenes it has inspired please view the new version: hs. Short taiwanese school: the experiment of sergei eisenstein's montage theory is a film featuring sergei eisenstein's montage art and revolutionary spirit, 'unification of society' as its theme see full summary.
According to eisenstein, montage is defined as “combining shots that are depictive—single in meaning, neutral in content—into intellectual contexts and series” this video essay by editor ryan charles breaks down eisenstein's five methods of montage: metric, rhythmic, tonal, overtones, and intellectual.
Eisenstein cites the old and the new (original title, the general line) as an example of overtonal montage.
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