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<i>Loss of the Sensation</i>. 1935. USSR. Directed by Alexander Andrieyski
  • Loss of Sensation

    1935. USSR. Aleksandr Andriyevsky. 87 min.

Introduced by Alexander Schwarz

Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Loss of Sensation

    1935. USSR. Directed by Aleksandr Andriyevsky. Virtually unseen in the U.S. for 75 years, Andriyevsky's liberal film version of Karel Capek's popular 1920 play, R.U.R., in which the notion of robots was introduced, imagines industrialists getting rid of human workers in favor of automatons who respond to the notes of a saxophone. Print courtesy of Gosfilmofond, Moscow. 87 min.

In the Film exhibition Mezhrabpom: The Red Dream Factory

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