Eisenstein's belated, controversial follow-up to his state-approved epic shows the corruptive nature of power. Featuring Eisenstein's first experiments with colour, the film is memorable for the complex tableaux that highlight the monarch's descent into paranoia.
- Sergei M. Eisenstein, M. Filimonova
- Nikolai Cherkasov, Serafima Birman, Pavel Kadochnikov, Mikhail Zharov, Amvrosi Buchma, Vsevolod Pudovkin
- 82 min
- Soviet Union
- Original Title:
- Ivan Groznyy II: Boyarsky zagovor
- Black And White: