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Mathilde (2017)
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Mathilde (2017)
Original name: Матильда
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The love story of the famous ballet dancer Mathilde Kschessinska and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
Style: based on true events, psychological, thought provoking, tense
Plot: ballet, female nudity, theater, passion, family, impossible love, love and romance, moral dilemma, father son relationship, secret love, family problems, czar, ballerina, mistress, kiss, seance, breasts, bathtub, coronation, water torture, marriage ceremony, blood sample, nudity (full frontal - brief), train wreck
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia

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Duration: 119 min.
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