Sergei Mikhailovich Eizenshtein (1898-1948) was a Latvian film director.
He pioneered the use of montage (a technique of deliberately juxtaposing shots to create a particular meaning) as a means of propaganda, as in The Battleship Potemkin in 1925.
His Alexander Nevsky in 1938 was the first part of an uncompleted trilogy, the second part, Ivan the Terrible in 1944, being banned in Russia.
Why is Sergei Eisenstein famous?
Sergei Eisenstein was a pioneering Soviet Russian film director and film theorist.Life in Brief:
- Being born on Jan 23, Sergei was an Aquarius.
- his ethnicity: White.
Sergei dated Pera Atasheva (wife).
He died on Wednesday, February 11, 1948, in Moscow; cause of death: heart failure.
Famous Why : Alexander Nevsky.
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