Plot & Details
A biographical drama about the life of great Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein), Eisenstein stars Simon McBurney as its eponymous protagonist. Beginning in 1922, when the young Eisenstein, a former Red Army engineer, became the protégé of avant-garde theatre director Meyerhold (Jonathan Hyde), the film covers Eisenstein's life, work, and political struggles through three decades, set in such disparate locales as the Ukraine and Mexico.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 99min.
- Director(s): Renny Bartlett
- Starring: Simon McBurney , Raymond Coulthard , Jacqueline McKenzie , Jonathan Hyde , Barnaby Kay
- Themes: Totalitarian States,Filmmaking
- Tone: Enigmatic,Cerebral,Stylized
- Keywords: Russia, film-director, filmmaker, political-persecution
- Language: English
|Year||Award||Category||Cast & Crew||Result|
|2001||Genie Awards||Best Original Score||Alexander Balanescu||Nominated|
|2001||Genie Awards||Best Picture||Nominated|
|2001||Genie Awards||Best Director||Renny Bartlett||Nominated|
|2001||Genie Awards||Best Editing||Wiebke Von Carolsfeld||Nominated|
|2001||Genie Awards||Best Screenplay||Renny Bartlett||Nominated|