Author systematized the little-known facts of the biography of the last Russian Emperor Nicolai II. For example: in September, 1896, during Nicolai's visit to the Great Britain, Prince of ...
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Author systematized the little-known facts of the biography of the last Russian Emperor Nicolai II. For example: in September, 1896, during Nicolai's visit to the Great Britain, Prince of Wales shows him the horoscope for date of his birth, made earlier by famous English predictor. The prediction spoken about two future wars. Emperor makes a decision 'to overcome the Fate': to organize a world conference on disarmament for prevention of wars (the Hague peace conference, May, 1899). Later he tried to overcome a Fate decisively in March, 1905 (an attempt to abdicate and to head the Russian Orthodox Church), and then again and again - but he could not. His attempts to overcome a Fate is the main essence and content of the film. Written by
Under a Protection of Kindness (IFF "Protection of Virgin", Kiev, 21 October 2010)
http://ng.by/ru/issues?art_id=50874 "Plenty of interesting documentaries (over 40 in the contest) was reflected in the jury's decision to award two second and two third prizes in this category. In particular, the film "Love and more than love" shared third place with same brilliant movie "The Emperor, who knew the fate", by Roman Ershov and Boris Romanov (the director and scriptwriter of the St. Petersburg). Many viewers and even participants expressed the common view that the film of Ershov&Romanov deserves a Grand Prix. Indeed, the film is very interesting, he talks about the numerous predictions of fate, received during the life of the last Russian emperor Nicholas II, his struggle with the foreordained fate. And even though everyone knows the story of the death of Tsar's family, but the film is so much talent that, until the end, it holds the viewer's attention. And of course, deserves enormous respect, hard work with the documents needed for the picture." Elena Boldyreva, correspondent of "SV" in Kiev
I should add that the film "The Emperor, who knew the fate" got the prize for best screenplay for "(written by Boris Romanov)
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