A young Russian countess escapes the 1917 revolution and, despite hardship, makes a new life for herself in America.

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Zoya Ossipov
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Clayton Andrews
Denise Alexander ...
Axelle
Don Henderson ...
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Young Nicholas
Taryn Davis ...
Young Sasha
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Prince Vladimir
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Evgenia
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Mrs. Molloy
Jane How ...
Natalya
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Konstantin
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Nicolai (as Sam West)
Brian Williams ...
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Margaret Illmann ...
Sophia
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A young Russian countess escapes the 1917 revolution and, despite hardship, makes a new life for herself in America.

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17 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Danielle Steel's Zoya  »

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First TV project of Jennifer Garner. See more »

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In Part I when Clayton and Zoya get married, they come out to get in the carriage and to the far right is a crew member in jeans, tennis shoes and grey down jacket moving wedding patrons. See more »

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Evgenia: Time has a mysterious quality, it always gives back to us what we have lost through wisdom, and memories.
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Watch the strength of her
26 November 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Danielle Steels's Zoya creates a deep mark in mind. The director has got an astonishing style of portraying the tragic events in the story.At first I realised it when I saw the dying scene of Zoya's military brother. Zoya is telling him that I am going to bake cakes for you.And the dying man says 'Little Zoya, I am not hungry'.This is really heartbreaking.

The script of the movie has a magical way for directly piercing the heart.When Zoya lost her husband and money,we hear from her son telling about their old neighbour, 'She don't want to remember us, because we don't have money'.

Later at a point we see Zoya who is hunted by tragedies, going to the streets with her children.Her friend asks her ' You have future plans?' And she replies, 'Someone once said, if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans' The film's story is fascinating.The anguish of Zoya is handled with a graceful care. It shows the power of mind and love in a woman.It is really worth seeing.

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