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"Anastasia" is an Animation/Adventure/Comedy/Drama/Family/Fantasy/Musical film directed by Don Bluth & Gary Goldman, and written by Arthur Laurents (screenplay), Bob Tzudiker (screenplay), Noni White (screenplay), Susan Gauthier (screenplay), Bruce Graham (screenplay), Guy Bolton (adaptation), Marcelle Maurette (play) and Eric Tuchman (animation adaptation), released on November 14 of 1997 in the USA . Meg Ryan is starring, alongside John Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Christopher Lloyd, Hank Azaria and Bernadette Peters.

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Directed by:
Don Bluth and Gary Goldman
Arthur Laurents, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White, Susan Gauthier and Bruce Graham
Guy Bolton
Marcelle Maurette
Animation adaptation:
Eric Tuchman
Gary Goldman and Don Bluth
Executive producer:
Maureen Donley


In 1916, Tsar Nicholas II hosts a ball at the Catherine Palace to celebrate the Romanov tricentennial. His mother, the Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna, is visiting from Paris and gives a music box and a necklace inscribed with the words ?Together in Paris? as parting gifts to her eight-year-old granddaughter, the Grand Duchess Anastasia. The ball is suddenly interrupted by Grigori Rasputin, a sorcerer who was banished by the Tsar for treason. Rasputin had then sold his soul in exchange for an unholy [...]



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Who are the directors of "Anastasia"?

Don Bluth is an American director, producer, screenwriter, and writer.

Don Bluth has directed movies such as "An American Tail", released in 1986, "Bartok the Magnificent" (1999), "The Land Before Time" (1988), "An American Tail" (1986), "All Dogs Go to Heaven" (1989), and "The Pebble and the Penguin" (1995).

Kelsey Grammer and Don Bluth have worked together on "Bartok the Magnificent", released in 1999 (Zozi).


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Gary Goldman is an American producer, writer, screenwriter, director, and actor.

Gary Goldman has directed movies such as "The Pebble and the Penguin", released in 1995, "Bartok the Magnificent" (1999), "Thumbelina" (1994), "Titan A.E." (2000), "All Dogs Go to Heaven" (1989).

Kelsey Grammer and Don Bluth have also worked together on "Bartok the Magnificent", released in 1999 playing Zozi.


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What was the release date of "Anastasia"?

"Anastasia" was first released on Friday, November 14, 1997, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, November 14, 1997 are "The Jackal" (dir. Michael Caton-Jones) and "One Night Stand" (dir. Mike Figgis)

Release date for the United States:
  • Friday, November 14, 1997
Release date in the United Kingdom:
  • Friday, March 27, 1998

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Discover the Adventure Behind the Greatest Mystery of Our Time: "Anastasia" (1997), a film by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman
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