Video Release: October 1, 2002
Theatrical Release: 1938
Rating: Not Rated
Studio: Image Entertainment
- Runtime: 108 minutes
- NTSC (Canada and USA)
- Originally in Russian
- Released in English
Prince Alexander Nevsky rallies his forces to prevent the Teutonic Knights of Germany from overtaking Russia in 1250.
Generally considered an allegory meant to raise Soviet fervor against the soon-to-invade Nazi troops.
This classic film tells the story of the Teutonic invasion of Russia in 1241. Distinguished by its use of Eisenstein's classical montage theory, the celebrated, inspiring score by Prokofiev, and the dramatic battle sequences.
Rated BBFC U by the British Board of Film Classification.
Prokofiev's score has been re-recorded by the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.