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Mathilde (2017)

Matilda (original title)
In the twilight of Imperial Russia, prima ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya becomes the mistress of three Grand Dukes.

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Aleksey Uchitel

Writers:

Michael Katims (collaborating writer), Aleksandr Terekhov
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Credited cast:
Michalina Olszanska ... Matilda
Lars Eidinger ... Nicholas II of Russia
Luise Wolfram Luise Wolfram ... Alexandra Feodorovna
Danila Kozlovsky ... Vorontsov
Sergey Garmash ... Aleksandr III
Ingeborga Dapkunaite ... Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark)
Grigoriy Dobrygin ... Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia
Thomas Ostermeier Thomas Ostermeier ... Doctor Fisher
Evgeniy Mironov ... Ivan Karlovitch
Vitaliy Kishchenko ... Vlasov
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yang Ge Yang Ge ... The Assistant
Vitaliy Kovalenko Vitaliy Kovalenko
Sarah Stern Sarah Stern
Galina Tyunina Galina Tyunina
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In the twilight of Imperial Russia, prima ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya becomes the mistress of three Grand Dukes.

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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

26 October 2017 (Russia) See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Lars Eidinger and Luise Wolfram consist in the company "Schaubühne" theater in Berlin. See more »

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Referenced in Otvety na kuchu voprosov. Avgust. (2017) See more »

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a silly, absurde lie
25 November 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

The costumes, the atmosphere, the mixture of drama and tragic romance are seductive in high measure. but , for an Orthodox Christian like me, "Matilda"remains, more than a film, a terrible lie . sure, the term is not soft, but it represents a pure blasphemy. not only for the different image of a saint martyr. but for the desire of director to give a kitsch fairy tale, in impressive package/clothes, about a poor man under the hard times. "Matilda" propose an alternative story about Saint Nicholas II Romanov. and, if you see it as fiction, it works in some measure ( sure, if the expectations are low ). as portrait of the Tsar, it is a huge and impolite and absurde lie. but the success has not moral. and the ambition to propose something real strong, at the border of sacrilege, it is not exactly a surprise. because the soap operas ( "Matilda" is a slice from that genre ) are easy shows especially for the silly absurd stories. unfurnatelly, it is a real bad film.


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