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Nicholas and Alexandra
Directed by:
Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson, Lynne Frederick and Candace Glendenning, "Nicholas and Alexandra" (also known as "Nicola e Alessandra", "Nikolaus und Alexandra") is a Drama/History film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, released on December 13 of 1971 in the USA.

Who directed "Nicholas and Alexandra":

Nicholas and Alexandra was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, a Japanese director, producer, and actor.

Before Nicholas and Alexandra, Franklin J. Schaffner had directed Patton, released in 1970, Planet of the Apes (1968), The Double Man (1967), The Best Man (1964), The Stripper (1963). Since, he directed Papillon, released in 1973, Islands in the Stream (1977), The Boys from Brazil (1978), Sphinx (1981), Yes, Giorgio (1982), and Lionheart (1987).

What was the release date of "Nicholas and Alexandra":

Nicholas and Alexandra was initially released on Monday, December 13, 1971, in the United States.. This was forty-seven (47) years ago.

It has been released on Monday, November 29, 1971 in the United Kingdom and on Friday, March 03, 1972 in Germany.

What is the cast of "Nicholas and Alexandra":

At the casting of Nicholas and Alexandra we find Michael Jayston, previously seen in Cromwell (1970) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968); Janet Suzman (A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972), The Black Windmill (1974)); Roderic Noble [ more... ]

  • Michael Redgrave and Jack Hawkins, Laurence Olivier also appeared together in Oh! What a Lovely War, released in 1969.
  • Michael Redgrave and Harry Andrews, Laurence Olivier also worked together in Battle of Britain, released in 1969.
  • Eric Porter and Timothy West, John Hallam can all be seen in Hitler: The Last Ten Days, released in 1973.
  • Eric Porter and John Hallam can both be seen in Antony and Cleopatra, released in 1972.

What is the Storyline of "Nicholas and Alexandra":

The story begins in 1904 with the birth of the Tsarevich Alexei during the Russo-Japanese War. Tsar Nicholas (Michael Jayston) is warned by Count Witte (Laurence Olivier) and Grand Duke Nicholas (Harry Andrews) that the war is futile and costing too many lives. They tell him the Russian people want representative government, health care, voting and workers' rights, but Nicholas wants to maintain the autocracy his predecessors (ex. his father, Alexander III) left him. Meanwhile, underground political parties [...]

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