About

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...

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Directed by

Sergei Eisenstein

Written by

Sergei Eisenstein (Writer)
Pyotr Pavlenko (Writer)

Runtime

109 minutes

Country

Russia, Soviet Union

Language

Russian

Cast

Keywords

ice battle russia 13th century alexandre nevski alexander nevsky

Lists

#473 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?