Staging and Performance in IVAN THE TERRIBLE, PART 2

Staging and Performance in IVAN THE TERRIBLE, PART 2

2 Episodes

Observations on Film Art No. 18

Professor David Bordwell explores the “expressive movement” that animates one of Sergei Eisenstein’s boldest experiments in film form, demonstrating how the director draws on the language of dance and painting.

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Staging and Performance in IVAN THE TERRIBLE, PART 2
  • Staging and Performance in IVAN THE TERRIBLE, PART 2

    Episode 1

    Professor David Bordwell explores the “expressive movement” that animates one of Sergei Eisenstein’s boldest experiments in film form, demonstrating how the director draws on the language of dance and painting.

  • Ivan the Terrible, Part II

    Episode 2

    Directed by Sergei Eisenstein • 1958 • Soviet Union

    Navigating the deadly waters of Stalinist politics, Eisenstein was able to film two parts of his planned trilogy about the troubled sixteenth-century tsar who united Russia. Visually stunning and powerfully acted, IVAN THE TERRIBLE charts the r...