Bergman won her second Oscar, and deservedly so, for her classic portrayal of the amnesia victim chosen by Russian expatriate Brynner to impersonate Anastasia, the last surviving member of the Romanoff dynasty. As such, she becomes part of a scam to collect millions of rubles deposited in a foreign bank by her supposed father, the now-dead Czar. But is she just impersonating the princess? Brynner as the scheming White General and Hayes as the Grand Duchess who needs to be convinced turn in fine performances as well. Based on Marcelle Maurette's play.
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Available on VHS
Running time 105 minutes.
Oscars 1956: Actress (Bergman); Golden Globes 1957: Actress--Drama (Bergman); N.Y. Film Critics 1956: Actress (Bergman).
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