Aleksandr Nevskiy 1938

Synopsis:

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 win the hand of a local maiden.

Directed by: Sergei Eisenstein
Written by: Sergei Eisenstein & Pyotr Pavlenko
Runtime: 109 minutes
Critics score:
Tagline: The mighty epic of 13th Century Russia...of the "Battle on the Ice" when the invading German hordes led by the Teutonic Knights were driven from the soil of Russia - forever.
Cast:
Nikolai Cherkasov
Nikolai Cherkasov
Alexander Nevsky 
Nikolai Okhlopkov
Nikolai Okhlopkov
Vasili Buslai 
Andrei Abrikosov
Andrei Abrikosov
Gavrilo Oleksich 
Valentina Ivashova
Valentina Ivashova
Olga Danilovna - a Maid of Novgorod 
Lev Fenin
Lev Fenin
The Archbishop 
Sergei Blinnikov
Sergei Blinnikov
Tverdilo - Traitorous Mayor of Pskov