Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

by Yuri Tsivian
     
 

Ivan The Terrible (1944/46) was envisaged as a trilogy, but, its director Sergei Eisenstein died before begining production on the third part. This book offers an insight into Eisenstein's grand project. Tsivian reconstructs the director's "mental film" that underlies the finished work.

Overview

Ivan The Terrible (1944/46) was envisaged as a trilogy, but, its director Sergei Eisenstein died before begining production on the third part. This book offers an insight into Eisenstein's grand project. Tsivian reconstructs the director's "mental film" that underlies the finished work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851708348
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
BFI Film Classics Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 6.65(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author

Yuri Tsivian was born in Latvia and received his Ph.D. from the Leningrad Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinema in 1984. He is Professor of Art History and Cinema Studies at the University of Chicago and author of Silent Witnesses: Russian Films, 1908-1919 (1989), Early Cinema in Russia and its Cultural Reception (1994), and, in collaboration with Yuri Lotman, Dialogues with the Screen (1994).

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