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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Original Symphonic Score by Sergei Prokofieff
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Propaganda 2 Anti-Christianity: the Teutonic knights bear crosses on their capes, pennons and shields; crucifixes borne on rods by knights; the religious figures in the service of the knights and the religious services held; the destruction of the tent after the battle by the Master Armourer; the lack of religious figures and services/ celebrations on the Russian side (despite the crosses on top of the buildings). See more
Vasilisa's braids appear and disappear when she is being armed and dressed in chain mail. See more
[sulkily because Alexander has previously scolded him
Who will command the vanguard?
You will! You ran all night, now by day you'll make a stand!