The revisionist logic of the ‘New Cold War’ is worked through in the ideological forging-house of customer reviews:

‘As you might expect, a 70 year old communist propoganda film is not gripping entertainment.

The first “song” [In Dziga Vertov’s ‘Three songs of Lenin’] is the saga of how the revolution liberated a woman from the oppression and ignorance of Islam. A powerful topic that not many people would dare to tackle today. She goes from being imprisoned in her veil to a free woman, attending school, driving a tractor and learning to shoot a gun.

But as we know, communism was no utopia either.’