Horrible war may be, they do make for some fine storytelling experiences. Hero of medieval Russia, Alexander Nevsky, brings out an expressive feature from Sergei Eisenstein and Dmitriy Vasilev Their desire to not only capture the man Nevsky was, but the articulated world around him, serves them well. Their war epic is regarded by their home country as one of the finest films of war available, and it is clear to see why. Quelling the fear found within the men and women of Soviet Russia, the aim of Alexander Nevsky appears to be that of inspiring the fight against an oppressive foe that lingers on the horizon. Made in part as propaganda to cause a stir, to guide the minds of Russia against the threat of Nazi Germany.