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in collaboration with Toronto Russian Film Festival
This sumptuously shot period drama recounts a scandalous love story from Russian history.
In the twilight days of imperial Russia, prima ballerina Mathilde KSCHESSINSKA (Olszanska), who brought fame to St Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre and the Russian ballet, becomes embroiled in a tryst with three Grand Dukes, as well as their ruler Tsar Nicholas II (Eidinger). This sumptuously shot period drama recounts a scandalous love story in a country on the brink of a revolution.
Film length 109 minutes, followed by Q&A with a film director Alexey UCHITEL
In Russian with English subtitles