The final stages of filming of the new Russian documentary The Last Emperor: A Russian Lesson, have now been completed in the Crimea. The documentary will be the culmination of a 5-part documentary series, The Romanovs: Tsar's Case devoted to the 400th anniversary of the dynasty.
Between September 1st - 4th, the filming took place at the Livadia Palace, The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and at other places associated with the life of the last Russian tsar, Nicholas II during his visits to the Crimea.
"We have just finished shooting at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Tsarskoye Selo, and now the Crimea," said Helen Chavchavadze, who serves as creative head and vice president of the Russian Cultural Foundation.
The series is to be broadcast in Russia and internationally in November 2013 on the television channels Rossia and Planeta, the Center of Investigative Journalism reports. Note: The documentary series will be broadcast in Russian. These channels are now available on some Western cable and satellite television services, check your local listings - PG.
© Paul Gilbert @ Royal Russia. 05 September, 2013