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921 Ratings

Alexander Nevsky

Aleksandr Nevskiy

Directed by Sergei Eisenstein
Soviet Union, 1938
Action, Drama, History


Sergei Eisenstein drew on history, Russian folk narratives, and the techniques of Walt Disney to create this broadly painted epic of Russian resilience, the story of Teutonic knights vanquished by Prince Alexander Nevsky’s tactical brilliance.

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Alexander Nevsky
Directed by Sergei Eisenstein

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1939 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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