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Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Mystery  |  7 December 1986 (USA)
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Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only "surviving" child of the last Czar and Czarina of Russia.

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Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only "surviving" child of the last Czar and Czarina of Russia.

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Amy Irving was so impressed with Christian Bale that she recommended him to her then-husband Steven Spielberg, who was casting the lead for his next project, Empire of the Sun (1987). Spielberg gave Bale the lead role, and while the film received mixed reviews, Bale was universally praised. See more »

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The 1917 scene where Anastasia is on the Siberia-bound train talking to her brother, Alexi, about how Britain's Prince Edward (later King Edward VIII) is "exactly my age". In reality, Edward VIII was born in 1894, approx. seven years before Anastasia (b. 1901). See more »

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Version of Anastasia (1967) See more »

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Would be convincing except.
6 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The poor woman who was portrayed in this movie would be convincing except for DNA evidence proving she wasn't Anastasia Romonov. Either you believe she was who she said she was or the member of the British royal family who provided DNA and shared a common ancestor with the Romonov's in Queen Victoria wasn't who they said they were which is unlikely, this aside the woman probably believed she was a Romonov even though she obviously wasn't the film seems to make her out as a callous actress who was playing everybody for fools as an alternative for her mental problems said by the surviving family even so this film was entertaining and doesn't end the mystery which was unsolved at the time of it's making but shows it as it was a mystery and I'm glad the DNA evidence is conclusive since there would be people on the internet arguing whether she was who she said she was.


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