Adorable Sinner

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1959
  • Running time: 93 min
Magnificent Sinner (original French title: Katia) is a 1959 French film by director Robert Siodmak about the romance between Tsar Alexander II of Russia and the then-schoolgirl Catherine Dolgorukov, who later became his mistress and finally his morganatic wife. read more

Magnificent Sinner (original French title: Katia) is a 1959 French film by director Robert Siodmak about the romance between Tsar Alexander II of Russia and the then-schoolgirl Catherine Dolgorukov, who later became his mistress and finally his morganatic wife. It stars Romy Schneider as Katia, a schoolgirl who becomes the Tsar's mistress and Curd Jürgens as Tsar Alexander II of Russia. The film, originally released as Katia, was a remake of a 1938 French film of the same name, which starred Danielle Darrieux.

Original Release

12/22/1959

US Release

04/24/1963

Cast

Romy Schneider Katia
Curd Jürgens Czar Alexander II
Pierre Blanchar Koubaroff
Antoine Balpêtré Kilbatchich
Françoise Brion Sophie
Monique Mélinand Tsarina Maria
Michel Bouquet Bibesco
Bernard Dheran Stéphane Ryssakov
Margo Lion La surveillante de l'Institut Smolny / Institut Supervisor
Jacqueline Marbaux Mlle Trépeau
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Robert Siodmak

Writers

Charles Spaak, Princesse Bibesco, Georges Neveux

Cast

Romy Schneider Katia
Curd Jürgens Czar Alexander II
Pierre Blanchar Koubaroff
Antoine Balpêtré Kilbatchich
Françoise Brion Sophie
Monique Mélinand Tsarina Maria
Michel Bouquet Bibesco
Bernard Dheran Stéphane Ryssakov
Margo Lion La surveillante de l'Institut Smolny / Institut Supervisor
Jacqueline Marbaux Mlle Trépeau
Yves Barsacq Katourine
Alain Saury Soloviev
Senta Berger Court Lady / Une dame de la cour
Hans Unterkircher Paskievitch / Le général Paskievitch
Marcel d'Orval Petit rôle
Yves Gladine Petit rôle
Hubert Noël Michel Dolgorouki
Gabrielle Dorziat La directrice de l'institute Smolny
Liliane Chenevière Une élève
Heinz Czeike Le tzarevitch

Producers

Editors

Louisette Hautecoeur, Henri Taverna

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