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Directed by:
Anatole Litvak

Directed by Anatole Litvak, "Anastasia" (also known as "Große Liebe der Anastasia, Die") is a Drama/History film, released on December 13 of 1956 in the USA . Ingrid Bergman and Yul Brynner are starring, alongside Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff, Martita Hunt and Felix Aylmer.

From the sensational Broadway stage success that had audiences crying its acclaim!

Who directed "Anastasia":

Anastasia was directed by Anatole Litvak, a director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing Anastasia, Anatole Litvak had directed The Deep Blue Sea, released in 1955, Un acte d'amour (1953), Decision Before Dawn (1951), Sorry, Wrong Number (1948), The Long Night (1947), and This Above All (1942). Since, he directed The Journey, released in 1959, Goodbye Again (1961), Le Couteau dans la plaie (1962), The Night of the Generals (1967).

When was "Anastasia" released:

Anastasia was first released on Thursday, December 13, 1956, in the United States. Also released on this day was The Rainmaker (dir. Joseph Anthony). This was sixty-three (63) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 22, 1957 in Germany.

What is the cast of "Anastasia":

At the casting of Anastasia we find Ingrid Bergman, previously seen in Elena et les hommes (1956) and Giovanna d'Arco al rogo (1954); Yul Brynner (The Ten Commandments (1956), The King and I (1956)); Helen Hayes (Night Flight (1933), Another Language (1933)) [ more... ]

  • Martita Hunt and Ivan Desny also worked together in Song Without End, released in 1960.
  • Akim Tamiroff and Martita Hunt also appeared in Me and the Colonel, released in 1958.
  • Ingrid Bergman and Yul Brynner also appeared together in Goodbye Again, released in 1961.

What is the Storyline of "Anastasia":

The film was loosely based on the true story of a former inmate in a German asylum who became known as 'Anna Anderson' and whose story made headlines for decades. However, the Russian monarchist movement never backed Ms. Anderson, nor did she ever meet with the Dowager Empress, played by Hayes. The script plays with the question of Anna/Anastasia's identity.

Ten years of turmoil have passed since the teenage Anastasia and her sisters and brother were presumably killed. Does the refugee Anna who has [...]

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