mff blackIIFF LogofestlogoStory: In 1918, Alexei Romanov, young prince hemophiliac, is caught in the turmoil of the Russian Civil War, having to choose between his family and The Empire of Russia.


What is the film about? The Tsarevich is based on the real events surrounding the Imperial family of Russia, in 1918, at the verge of their execution. The story takes place in the Ipatev house, a requisitioned villa that serves as prison for the Tsar and his family.  The Romanovs are being held captive by the secret police of the Bolsheviks, a communist party lead by Vladimir Lenin and under Yakov Yurovsky’s watch. Alexei, the only heir of the throne that suffers from hemophilia and therefore, lives a very intricate life, where nobody sees his inner valor and strength.

Directed & Produced by Geoffroy Faugérolas
Produced by Alena Burova
Written & Edited by Geoffroy Faugérolas
Cinematography by Jack Elliott
Production Design and Music by Matt Milan
Art Directing by Gérault De Marion
Co-produced by Camila Medeiros
Make-up Artist Supervisor / SFX by Carmen Sprague
Costumed made wardrobe, imported from Russia by – Jimmy Williams –
Starring Mark Moses
(Desperate Housewives, Mad Men)

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