SKU 6134

THE ASSASSIN OF THE TSAR (1991) * with switchable English subtitles *

Karen Shakhnazarov Writers: Aleksandr Borodyanskiy, Karen Shakhnazarov Malcolm McDowell ... Timofeyev / Yurovsky Oleg Yankovskiy Oleg Yankovskiy ... Dr. Smirnov / Tsar Nicholas II Armen Dzhigarkhanyan Armen Dzhigarkhanyan ... Aleksandr Yegorovich Yuriy Sherstnyov Yuriy Sherstnyov ... Kozlov Anzhela Ptashuk Anzhela Ptashuk ... Marina Viktor Seferov Viktor Seferov ... Vojkov (as V. Seferov) Olga Antonova Olga Antonova ... Tsarina Aleksandra (as O. Antonova) Dariya Majorova Dariya Majorova ... Princess Olga (as D. Majorova) Evgeniya Kryukova Evgeniya Kryukova ... Princess Tatyana (as Ye. Kryukova) Alyona Teremizova Alyona Teremizova ... Princess Mariya (as A. Teremizova) Olga Borisova Olga Borisova ... Princess Anastasiya (as O. Borisova) Anastasiya Nemolyaeva Anastasiya Nemolyaeva ... Nurse (as A. Nemolyaeva) Aleksey Logunov Aleksey Logunov ... Prince Aleksei (as A. Logunov) Vyacheslav Vdovin Vyacheslav Vdovin ... Dr. Botkin (as V. Vdovin) Vyacheslav Mukhov Vyacheslav Mukhov ... Medvedev (as V. Mukhov)

Mental patient Timofeyev is convinced he assassinated Tsar Alexander II in 1881, and that he also led the firing squad which executed Nicholas II and his family in 1918. Dr Smirnov concludes the only way to treat Timofeyev is to enter his fantasies; and so he starts playing Tsar to his patient's executioner. Before long, present and past are blurring together and we're on a full-dress reconstruction of the last weeks of the Romanov dynasty. 

DVD-R is in Russian with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 98 min.  See film sample for audio and video quality! 

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