How to claim the throne when you are the fourteenth child in the family? How to gain access to the sea when your country has no professional army or navy? How, in just a few decades, to make your country a global leader when nobody would ever recon with before? These and many other questions will be answered in the docudrama blockbuster by Andrey Kravchuk about the coming of age and ruling of Peter the Great whose figure still stirs up excitement in human minds all over the world.
Peter I. Last Tsar and First Emperor is an ambitious reconstruction project created for family viewing and recreating in finest detail the historic events that took place in Russia in the 17th and 18th centuries. The film will tell you how Ancient Rus turned into the Russian Empire and how the nation was built that became the foundation for the Russia we know today.
Peter I. Last Tsar and First Emperor is the first attempt, using cinema as the tool, to comprehensively analyze the monarch’s personality from our modern point of view. The film premier was timed to coincide with the celebration of the 350th anniversary of the most famous Russian emperor.
The film was created by Gazprom-Media Holding at the request and with support from Gazprom PJSC as part of The Rus historical projects series, which describes the events and personalities that contributed to building the great Russian Empire.
During the Hermitage Days, the film will be demonstrated for the first time to the Serbian audience.
On October 29, after the premiere, there will be a discussion of the film with director Andrei Kravchuk.
Genre: docudrama, historical
Duration: 112 mins
Age restriction: 12+
Produced by: 1−2−3 Production
Director: Andrey Kravchuk
Producers: Lily Sheroziya, Ivan Golomovzyuk, Petr Shakhlevich
Screenplay by: Andrey Kravchuk, Andrey Rubanov, Anton Cherenkov
Director of photography: Morad Abdel-Fattakh
Music by: Kuzma Bodrov
Art director: Mariya Turskaya
Costume designer: Tatiana Patrakhaltseva
Make-up artist: Tatiana Vavilova
Starring: Aleksei Lukin, Daniil Muraviev, Ivan Kolesnikov, Wolfgang Cherni, Maksim Ivanov, Ksenia Utekhova, Anastasia Mishina, Yuliya Bocharova, Roman Konoplev, Aleksandr Bolshakov, Vasily Michkov etc.