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Surname 1Professor’s NameStudent’s NameCourseDateOdessa Steps SequenceSummary of the FilmIn ‘’Odessa Steps Sequence’’ a crowd comprised of friendly citizens has gathered in the steps that lead to the town of Odessa to mark a celebration following the victory of the mutinous sailors over the officers of Czarist on the battleship Potemkin. However, at the helm of the celebration, government soldiers arrive from nowhere launching a scathing attack on the civilians down the steps. The Russian silent movie was released in 1925, and its director was Sergey M. Einstein. The movie went on to receive widespread recognition as a massive masterpiece in the international cinema (Odessa Steps Sequence).ThesisThe action depicted in the film is a spectacular attraction that catches the eye. Many filmmakers understand that violent images resonate well with many spectators. Einstein’s decision to depict a massacre on the Odessa Steps and his use of unique editing techniques results into a horrifying view that inspires various political themes. Summary of the Sequence and Its ImportanceThe steps sequence is a representation of people losing their balance, tripping, and even falling as they make attempts to run away from the attackers. As people move along the staircases, they display immense abilities just to escape the deadly gunfire that has been opened.

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