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(1999)

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Martha Fiennes, the director, Ralph Fiennes, the star and executive director, and Magnus Fiennes, the composer, are all siblings. Additionally, another sister, Sophie Fiennes, Martha's husband, George Tiffin, Ralph's partner, Francesca Annis, and Magnus' wife Maya Fiennes, were all involved in the film.
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The song played at Tatiana's Naming Day feast is "On the Hills of Manchuria". It is not a folk song. It was written in 1906 by Ilya Shatrov, bandmaster of 214 Mokshansky infantry regiment, after tragical events of Russian-Japanese war.
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The film premiered in St Petersburg, Russia.
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Both Ralph Fiennes and Lena Headey have worked with actor Daniel Craig.
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Toby Stephens and Ralph Fiennes would both later go on to star in the James Bond films. Toby Stephens would play Gustav Graves in "Die Another Day" and Ralph Fiennes would go on to play Gareth Mallory/M in "Skyfall" and "Spectre".
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Liv Tyler had starred opposite Ralph Fiennes's brother Joseph and Lena Headey's boyfriend at the time Jason Flemyng in Stealing Beauty (1996).
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The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

Much like the character of Lensky, author Alexander Pushkin was killed in a duel after challenging a man for seducing his wife, Natalya. Pushkin's home in St Petersburg can be seen in the background when Onegin sits on his balcony in this film's final scene.
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