Александр Невский

Aleksandr Nevskiĭ (Motion picture)
Aleksandr Nevskiĭ

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Summary

  • Biographical story of Prince Alexander Nevsky and his successful resistance against an attempt by the Teutonic Knights to invade Russia in 1242.

Notes

  • 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1938.
  • Special features include: new digital transfer, with extensive image and sound restoration ; audio essay by film scholar David Bordwell ; Russell Merritt's multimedia essay on the Eisenstein-Prokofiev collaboration ; reconstruction of Eisenstein's unfinished film Bezhin Meadow by the Eisenstein Museum's Naum Kleiman, plus scholar Jay Leyda's photos and documents from the set ; drawings and production stills ; restoration demonstration ; new English subtitle translation.
  • DVD.
  • Russian language soundtrack (mono) with optional English subtitles.
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