Po zakonu (Nach dem Gesetz)
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Adapted from a story by Jack London in 1926, Lev Kuleshov's Po zakonu (By the Law) was one of the most popular films of its time and is now considered a masterpiece of Soviet Cinema. By the Law tells the story of a group of prospectors in the Yukon who, after a gold strike and two murders, find themselves faced with an existential crisis, in the midst of horrific ice and darkness. Aleksandra Khochlova, the main collaborator and partner of the director, plays the unusual female lead.
"A masterpiece of limited means, elemental in every sense of the word" (Film Comment)
1st edition: 2010
Edited by: Austrian Film Museum
Po zakonu (By the Law) (1926, Lev Kuleshov) 78 min | Vasha znakomaja (Your Acquaintance) [Fragment] (1927, Lev Kuleshov) 18 min
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