About

Sergei Eisenstein's final film, this is the first part of a three-part biopic of Czar Ivan Grozny, which was never completed due again to producer dissatisfaction with Eisenstein's attempts to use forbidden experimental filming techniques and excessive cost overruns. The second part was completed but not released for a decade after Eisenstein's death and a change of heart in the USSR government t...

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Directed by

Sergei Eisenstein

Written by

Sergei Eisenstein (Writer)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

Soviet Union

Language

Russian

Cast

Keywords

church war medieval wedding exile coronation intrigue treason tatars zar

Lists

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