Rasputin Poster

Release Date: 1996

R|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
In the early 20th Century, Russian Czar Nicholas II (Ian McKellen) and his wife, Czarina Alexandra (Greta Scacchi), bring crazed monk Rasputin (Alan Rickman) into their royal court, believing he can heal their gravely ill son. But despite claiming a special connection with God, Rasputin also exhibits volatile and nefarious behavior, which threatens to corrupt the royal family from within. Meanwhile, the political situation outside the palace walls becomes increasingly tumultuous.

Cast: Alan Rickman, Greta Scacchi, Ian McKellen, David Warner, John Wood, James Frain, Ian Hogg, Peter Jeffrey

Director: Uli Edel

Genres: Historical drama

Keywords: Temptation, Fall, Melodramatic, Doctor, Dark

Awards

Winner Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Winner Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Winner Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Winner Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television