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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The Great Romantic Enigma of the Twentieth Century

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At the time this drama was filmed, it was not then known that Anna Andersen was not the Grand Duchess Anastasia; this fact was only discovered later, through DNA comparison after her death. See more »

Goofs

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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Reporter: Is that a threat, your highness?
Grand Duke Cyril Romanov: No, it's an expression of intent.
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Tsarina of the impostors
11 July 2008 | by See all my reviews

The subject was treated by Anatole Litvak in 1956 .more than its value,it marked Ingrid Bergman's reconciliation with Hollywood and she won an Oscar.

"Anastasia: the mystery of Anna" is more interesting,more historically accurate because serious studies have appeared since 1956.But by now,it has become irrelevant cause the truth is known thanks to science.

It is a good MTV work,even if there's no longer suspense.Older people will salute one of Olivia de Havilland's last appearances as the dowager .Amy Irving does a good job with Anna who deserves to be called " a brilliant impostor".


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