Nicholas and Alexandra – 1971 HD
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1280 x 352 **** /x.265/ac3 5.1/ Won 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 11 nominations / Tsar Nicholas II: Alexei spends all day with you. You hardly ever come to meals. I hardly ever seem to see you anymore.
Drama / Oorlog
geregisseerd door Franklin J. Schaffner
met Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman en Roderic Noble
Begin 20e eeuw, Moskou. Tsaar Nikolaas II heeft problemen met de oorlog met Japan, die niet te winnen lijkt. Zijn vreugde over de geboorte van zijn eerste zoon wordt overschaduwd door de ontdekking dat de jongen hemofilie heeft. Zijn vrouw laat zich erg beïnvloeden door Rasputin, die beweert genezende krachten te hebben. Het volk wil een Duma en gelooft niet dat hun tsaar iets wil doen. De opstapelende problemen komen tot een wereldoorlog en een volksopstand.
Nicholas and Alexandra – Michael Jayston 1971 HD
The tragic story of Nicholas II, the last Czar of Russia, set against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution. It is an inside look into the private lives of Nicholas and his wife Alexandra, their daughters, their only son and the painful secret about their son and heir apparent which bound the Imperial Couple to the mystical Rasputin, and the eventual execution of the entire family.
Author: Jodi Goldfinger from Stone Mountain, GA – 11 February 2001
Nicholas was King George V’s cousin and Alexandra was Queen Victoria’s granddaughter, so the casting of British actors Michael Jayston and Janet Suzman was a stroke of genius (and they are hardly "unknown" actors, at least in Britain). You actually believe they ARE the couple. Michael Jayston is truly remarkable as Nicholas and even resembles him. The rest of the cast is superb, especially Tom Baker’s portrayal as Rasputin . . . marvelous!
The movie sticks pretty much to the facts. Keep in mind, Nicholas was not a bad man, but he didn’t want to be Czar. He would have preferred to be a potato farmer. You feel the fear growing as Nicholas and his family slowly withdraw into their own world because of Alexis’ Hemophilia. Nichola’s stand that "God meant for me to rule" causes him to rarely listen to the good advice of the people around him and not heed the warning that he not go to the front to "take charge." Add to this the rumor of Alexandra being a German spy, Rasputin’s death by Prince Yusupov and Grand Duke Dimitry, the loss of thousands of soldiers, the starving Russian people . . . and Nicholas leaves the door wide open for Lenin and his eventual return to power. After he abdicates, he and his family are shuttled around until they end up in Ekaterinburg and "The House of Special Purpose."
This is a great movie. See it if you have a long afternoon with nothing to do, you won’t regret it.
Evocation de la vie du tasr Nicholas et de sa femme Alexandra, avant que le drame de la Révolution russe ne sonne la fin de la famille royale.