About the film
battle alexandre nevski alexander nevsky 13th century
Release Date: November 24, 1938
|Slogan||:||«The mighty epic of 13th Century Russia...of the "Battle on the Ice" when the invading German hordes led by the Teutonic Knights were driven from the soil of Russia - forever.»|
|Genres||:||Drama, History, War|
|Director||:||Sergei Eisenstein, Dmitriy Vasilev|
|Writers||:||Sergei Eisenstein, Pyotr Pavlenko|
When German knights invade Russia, Prince Alexander Nevsky must rally his people to resist the formidable force. After the Teutonic soldiers take over an eastern Russian city, Alexander stages his stand at Novgorod, where a major battle is fought on the ice of frozen Lake Chudskoe. While Alexander leads his outnumbered troops, two of their number, Vasili and Gavrilo, begin a contest of bravery to win the hand of a local maiden.