Sergei Eisenstein biography

Sergei Eisenstein

Film costumer designer

1898 – 1948

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Who was Sergei Eisenstein?

Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein was a Soviet Russian film director and film theorist, a pioneer in the theory and practice of montage. He is noted in particular for his silent films Strike, Battleship Potemkin and October, as well as the historical epics Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible.

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Born
Jan 23, 1898
Riga
Also known as
  • Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein
  • Sergej M. Eisenstein
  • Sergej M. Ejzenstejn
  • S. M. Eisenstein
  • S.M. Eisenstein
  • S. Eisenstein
  • Sergei Eizenshtein
  • S. M. Eizenshteina
  • Sergei Mikhailovich Eizenshtein
  • Sergei M. Eisenstein
Parents
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Russians in the Baltic states
  • Latvians
Nationality
  • Russian Empire
  • Soviet Union
Profession
Lived in
  • Livonia
  • Riga
Died
Feb 11, 1948
Moscow
Resting place
Novodevichy Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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