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The Assassin of the Tsar

Producer Benjamin Brahmsen
Vladimir Dostal
Scriptwriter Aleksandr Borodyansky
Karen Shakhnazarov
Director Karen Shakhnazarov
Director of Photography Nikolay Nemolyaev
Sound
Composer Vladislav Shut
Production Designer Lyudmila Kusakova
Vera Romanova
Production Mosfilm Studio
Kurier Film Studio
Spectator Entertainment
Timing 97 min.
Year 1991
Age restriction 12+
Country Russia, Great Britain
Cinema Date/Time
YELTSIN PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 2 September 13:00
Cast:

Alyona Teremizova
Yury Sherstnyov
Yury Belyayev
Evgeniya Kryukova
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan
Olga Antonova
Olga Borisova
Dariya Majorova
Aleksey Logunov
Oleg Yankovsky

 

 

It was the night of 16 July, 1918 that Tsar Nikolas II, his family and servants were assassinated in Ekaterinburg without investigation and court decisions. Several decades passed and a former convict and long stay patient of the mental hospital, who claims to be the assassin, tells about the events of that horrible night.

Official participant of the main competition at IFF in Cannes, France (1991); Grand Prix at IFF in Belgrade (1991), Vera Romanova was awarded Nika for Best Production Designer (1992), Oleg Yankovskiy (Yankovsky) was awarded Nika for Best Actor in films The Assassin of the Tsar and Passport (1992).