Russian Ark. This movie is absolutely breathtaking. It was shot in one take and I urge you to see it if you ever get a chance. The Russian mind, history and culture in one unbelievable take...stunning.
Anastasia (voiced by Meg Ryan): "Do you really think I'm royalty?" // Dimitri (voiced by John Cusack): "You know I do!" // Anastasia: "Then stop bossing me around!" -- from Anastasia (1997) directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman
How they designed the infamous music box, in the movie/story. Of course we know the music box wasn't real. But the Romanov family (mainly Tsar Alexander III, and his son *predecessor* Nicholas II, commissioned Carl Faberge to make these beautiful jeweled, eggs. Each year, Alexander III, gave one to his wife, the Dowager Empress Maria, as did Nicholas II gave his wife, Empress Alexandra a egg every Easter. - Twentieth Century Fox's motion picture "Anastasia" (1997)