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Police AestheticsLiterature, Film, and the Secret Police in Soviet Times$
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Cristina Vatulescu

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780804760805

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804760805.001.0001

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Secret Police Shots at Filmmaking: The Gulag and Cinema

Secret Police Shots at Filmmaking: The Gulag and Cinema

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(p.123) Chapter Four Secret Police Shots at Filmmaking: The Gulag and Cinema
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Police Aesthetics
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804760805.003.0005

This chapter examines the cinematic representations of the Gulag in Soviet Union films done in collaboration with the secret police, reviewing the 1927 documentary about the Solovki prison camp, the fictional representation of children's labor colonies in Road to Life, and the multimedia representation of the Belomor Canal labor camp. It explores the representation of the criminal/enemy in these films and the roles that the films attribute to their audiences.

Keywords:   Gulag, cinematic representation, Soviet Union, secret police, Solovki prison camp, Road to Life, Belomor Canal, labor camp

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