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The Romanoffs 

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A contemporary anthology series set around the globe featuring eight separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family.

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Matthew Weiner
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Diane Lane ...  Katherine Ford 2 episodes, 2018
John Slattery ...  Daniel Reese 2 episodes, 2018
Ieva Andrejevaite ...  Young Woman at Airport 2 episodes, 2018
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A contemporary anthology series set around the globe featuring eight separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Constanta, Romania See more »

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16:9 HD
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One of the people that is documented in the series is Michael Romanoff who owned a successful restaurant in California. People believed he was a Romanov, but he was really a con man and had no connection to the family. See more »


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Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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A Fine Production
14 October 2018 | by paul_bibbySee all my reviews

This review is based on the 1st episode. I hope the rest of the series maintains the standard. That said, as the series is an anthology, each episode should be viewed individually.

If you like a witty, charming, well acted, beautifully shot drama produced with a style rarely found on TV then this is for you.

The characters are fully three dimensional and yet, due to the superb screenplay, the story moves along at a good pace.

I'd best describe Episode 1 as a classic French romantic contemporary drama with plenty of wonderful dialogue.

Anushka, the matriarch, played superbly by Marthe Keller, has some wonderful lines and indeed the whole episode revolves around her presence. Even when she's not in a scene her personality is hovering in the background.

I've found a few of Amazon's TV shows falling a bit short of the mark but this is right on the money. Of course, if you don't like light comedy dramas you probably won't like this. They often fall short of expectations. Either they have no drama or are too weak, comedically. This has sufficient elements of both to at least please this viewer.


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