27.9. - 6.10.2018

Mathilde Russia 2017 | 110 min | OV with german s.t. | Colour | FF 2017

Alexey Uchitel

ALEXEY UCHITEL (*1951) started out at the Leningrad documentary studio before turning to feature films. He became known internationally with Progulka [The Stroll] (2003) and Plennyy [Captive] (2008).

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Nikolaus (Lars Eidinger) is heir to the Russian throne, Mathilde (Michalina Olszanska) a world-famous ballerina. The two have a fleeting affair which then turns into a passionate romance – much to the disapproval of the court. When Nikolaus' father dies, the son realizes that his freedom to love whom he pleases is at an end. And indeed, the official period of mourning is not yet over when the tsar's widow prepares the marriage between Tsar Nikolaus and Princess Alix von Hessen-Darmstadt. Amid settings of incredible opulence, the historical drama portrays a real love story that became a legend.
Orig. Title: Mathilde
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Russian
Section: Kaleidoscope
Director: Alexey Uchitel
Cast: Lars Eidinger, Michalina Olszanska, Luise Wolfram, Danila Kozlovsky, Grigory Dobrygin, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Sergey Garmash, Thomas Ostermeier, Evgeny Mironov, Sarah Stern
Producer: Alexey Uchitel,Vladimir Vinokur,Alexander Dostman
Sprachfassung: OV with german s.t.
Music: Marco Beltrami
Camera: Yury Klimenko
Set Designer: Elena Zhukova, Vera Zelinskaya
Cutter: Dasha Danilova
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Kinostar Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: Kinostar Filmverleih GmbH
Production: Rock Films
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