The action of the movie is set in the late 11th century Constantinople during the time of the 1st Crusade. The crusaders need the help of the emperor Alexius to get to Jerusalem while the latter tries to do his best to get rid of the unwelcome guests. At the same time Caesar Nicephorus plays his own game and betrays his royal fiancée Anna Comnena while trying to win the heart of the beautiful countess Brigitta. Written by
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According to the director, Sergey Bezrukov
dubbed Victor Pavlov
, because the latter has a very kind and joyful voice, which he considered not appropriate for a cunning, treacherous and hypocritical chancellor of Alexius Comnenus. See more