It is the 13th century, and Russia is overrun by foreign invaders. A Russian knyaz', or prince, Alexander Nevsky, rallies the people to form a ragtag army to drive back an invasion by the Teutonic knights. This is a true story based on the actual battle at a lake near Novgorod. Written by
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Despite the film's anti-Christian approach, Alexander makes a biblical reference when addressing the Russian people near the end of the movie stating that they " . . . will be Judases all . . . " if they betray the victory just won. See more
Vasilisa's braids appear and disappear when she is being armed and dressed in chain mail. See more
Vasilisa - a Maid of Pskov
I'm coming with you, father!
Pavsha - Governor of Pskov
Flee from here, Vasilisa! Remember the blood we shed! Avenge us! Avenge us!
Referenced in Mulan