Do you think the Windsors have seen it? The score is essentially non-existent. Events Guide Television Theater Video: How Russia forgot its revolution.
Michael Jayston and Janet Suzman are simply magnificent in the lead roles. Clear your history. Schaffner screenplay by James Goldman, based on the book by Robert K.
Tom BakerCount Fredericks. Four girls, one sick boy... Freddie Young's stunning cinematography and Richard Rodney Bennett's haunting music score were also nominated, though they both lost to other films. John Hallam.
The art direction is splendid and the costume design seems realistic for the time period it was set in. Speculation about the fate of the Russian royal family onlyended in 1991, when bones discovered near Ekaterinburg were proved to be those of the Tsar and all the members of the family known to be with him at the time. The treatment of the royal family, now held captive at Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg, became increasingly harsh. The script, too, is factual and well done as history but never quite rises to great drama.
There were horrible pictures of Rasputin and the Empress and inscriptions boasting of outrage, and the shrieks that were heard at night tend to confirm this.
I wouldn't miss it if it's broadcast. Robert Fisk. Posting comment... Maria Fedorova: Michael Jayston does well as Nicholas ll, and even has similar looks.
Nicholas was a strange and contradictory character. You could call Nicholas and Alexandra an anti-monarchistic manifesto. The Grand Duchess Anastasia Nicholaevna fell down in a faint. And 75 years later, documents which have been locked inside the most secret archives of the British state are chilling in their account of the murders: Grimacing, Nicholas slopes off to find the vodka — but Alexandra is enraptured. The final room, where the Romanovs meet their tragic destiny, is so visually effective, it is like a character itself.
Harry AndrewsDowager Empress Maria.