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Controversial film on czar’s infidelity cleared for release in Russia

by Moniek in Alexandra Feodorovna 1

The Russian Culture Ministry announced that the film “Matilda” will begin screening from 25 October 2017, despite protests. “Matilda” stars German actor Lars Eidinger as Nicholas II and the film is about his romance with the Polish ballerina Mathilde Kschessinska before his marriage to Alexandra Feodorovna (born Alix of Hesse and by Rhine). Religious activists and monarchist group have protested the film as Nicolas II has [read more]

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