Nicholas and Alexandra Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Ian Holm, Michael Redgrave, Curt Jurgens, and Laurence Olivier

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Winner in 1971 of 2 Academy Awards, Nicholas and Alexander is the story of the last imperial family of Russia. A autocratic, weak ruler Tsar Nicholas II and his family hides a terrible secret, and as a result turns to a vile man named Rasputin. Because of secrets, lies, and betrayal Nicholas and his family are destroyed at the dawn of the Bolshevik Revolution.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's War impact on civilians/veterans    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   prince/king/queen/knight Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Russian Woman/class/friends story?    -   story of lower class    -   story of "the rich" Kind of conflict:    -   revolution

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Russian


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Russia City?    -   Yes City:    -   dangerous    -   wealthy Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   prison    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train    -   fort/military installation    -   castle    -   theater

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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