Catherine the Great
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DVD cover, featuring Catherine Zeta-Jones
GenreBiography
Drama
History
Written byJohn Goldsmith
Frank Tudisco
Directed byMarvin J. Chomsky
John Goldsmith
StarringCatherine Zeta-Jones
Music byLaurence Rosenthal
Country of originGermany
United States
Austria
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producersKonstantin Thoeren
Fred Sidewater
Wolf Bauer
ProducersMarvin J. Chomsky
Kurt J. Mrkwicka (co-producer: Austria)
CinematographyElemér Ragályi
EditorPetra von Oelffen
Running time100 minutes
Release
Picture formatColor
Audio formatDolby
Original release
  • 1995 (1995)

Catherine the Great is a 1995 television movie based on the life of Catherine II of Russia. It stars Catherine Zeta-Jones as Catherine, Jeanne Moreau as Empress Elizabeth and Omar Sharif as Alexis Razumovsky.

Plot

A young German Princess (Catherine Zeta-Jones) marries the immature future Tsar Peter III (Hannes Jaenicke). She gradually becomes a skillful politician and rises to become Catherine the Great.

Cast

Home media

The film was released on Region 1 DVD on February 27, 2001 by A&E Home Video.

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