Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

A strong man has no need of power, and a weak man is destroyed by it. Franklin J Shcaffner directs this drama about the story of Tsar Nicholas 2nd (Michael Jayston) and Tsarina Alexandra (Janet Suzeman) , the last rulers of Imperial Russia, set against the turbulant backdrop of the Russian Revolution. The film also… Continue reading Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

I Capture the Castle (2003)

There is only one page left to write on. I will fill it with words of only one syllable. I love. I have loved. I will love. Tim Fywell directs this beautiful piece set in 1930s England about 17-year-old Cassandra Mortamain (played marvellously by Romola Garai) and her eccentric family living in a decaying English… Continue reading I Capture the Castle (2003)