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Nicholas and Alexandra

  • Drama
  • History
  • 1971
  • Franklin J Schaffner
  • 180 mins
  • PG

Summary

Historical drama starring Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman and Fiona Fullerton. An epic portrayal of the days leading up to the Russian Revolution and the downfall of Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra. When their first son is discovered to be a haemophiliac, Alexandra turns to the monk Rasputin for help. Meanwhile, the Russian people grow dissatisfied with Nicholas's rule and his inability to keep their country out of the First World War.

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Cast

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Tsar Nicholas IIMichael Jayston
Empress AlexandraJanet Suzman
Princess AnastasiaFiona Fullerton
RasputinTom Baker
Princess MarieCandace Glendenning
Princess TatianaLynne Frederick
Princess OlgaAnia Marson
Prince AlexisRoderic Noble
Grand Duke NicholasHarry Andrews
The Queen Mother Marie FedorovnaIrene Worth
Count FredericksJack Hawkins
Count WitteLaurence Olivier
StolypinEric Porter
LeninMichael Bryant
YakovlevIan Holm
SazonovMichael Redgrave
TrotskyBrian Cox (1)
Dr BotkinTimothy West
KerenskyJohn McEnery
StalinJames Hazeldine
PankratovSteven Berkoff
General AlexeievRoy Dotrice
American ambassadorAlexander Knox
German consulCurt Jurgens

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DirectorFranklin J Schaffner

Details

Released on
1971-11-30
Languages
English | German | Russian | French
Guidance
Edited for violence.
Available on
video and DVD
Formats
Colour
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