Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Title: Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Release: 1944

Rating: 7.8

Language: Russian

Country: Soviet Union

Runtime: 103

Genre: Biography,Drama,History

Ivan the Terrible, Part I

Release 1944
Rating 7.8
Language Russian
Country Soviet Union
Runtime 103
Genre Biography,Drama,History



In 1547, Ivan IV (1530-1584), archduke of Moscow, crowns himself Tsar of Russia and sets about reclaiming lost Russian territory. In scenes of his coronation, his wedding to Anastasia, his campaign against the Tartars in Kazan, his illness when all think he will die, recovery, campaigns in the Baltic and Crimea, self-imposed exile in Alexandrov, and the petition of Muscovites that he return, his enemies among the boyars threaten his success. Chief among them are his aunt, who wants to advance the fortunes of her son, a simpleton, and Kurbsky, a warrior prince who wants both power and the hand of Anastasia. Ivan deftly plays to the people to consolidate his power.

Director :

Sergei M. Eisenstein

Writer :

Sergei M. Eisenstein

Actors :

... Czar Ivan IV

... Czarina Anastasia Romanovna

... Boyarina Efrosinia Staritskaya

... Prince Andrei Kurbsky

... Czar's Guard Malyuta Skuratov

... Fyodor Basmanov

... Vladimir Andreyevich Staritsky