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Onegin (1999)

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In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally,... See full summary »

Director:

Martha Fiennes

Writers:

Peter Ettedgui (screenplay), Alexander Pushkin (poem) | 1 more credit »
3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ralph Fiennes ... Onegin
Liv Tyler ... Tatyana
Toby Stephens ... Lensky
Lena Headey ... Olga
Martin Donovan ... Prince Nikitin
Alun Armstrong ... Zaretsky
Simon McBurney ... Triquet
Harriet Walter ... Madame Larina
Jason Watkins ... Guillot
Irene Worth ... Princess Alina
Gwenllian Davies Gwenllian Davies ... Anisia
Margery Withers Margery Withers ... Nanya
Geoffrey McGivern Geoffrey McGivern ... Andrey Petrovitch (as Geoff McGivern)
Tim McMullan Tim McMullan ... Dandy 1
Tim Potter ... Dandy 2
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Storyline

In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is introduced to the young Tatiana. A passionate and virtuous girl, she soon falls hopelessly under the spell of the aloof newcomer and professes her love for him. Written by Dawn M. Barclift

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brief violence and a sexual image | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

19 November 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Onjegin See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,855, 19 December 1999

Gross USA:

$206,128

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$206,128
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Both Ralph Fiennes and Lena Headey have worked with actor Daniel Craig. See more »

Goofs

Ortodox Tatiana's Naming Day is January 26, but it is summertime in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Tatyana Larina: Why should one human being own another?
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Connections

Version of Yevgeny Onyegin (1994) See more »

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Le Colporteur
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Ralph's mystery
18 August 1999 | by ienaSee all my reviews

I was impressed so much by Onegin. Ralph Fiennes made me change my opinion about Onegin as person. When I read Onegin (at school) I could not pardon him for all the Tatiana's suffering, in my mind he was a devil, cynique and even cruel. In Ralph's performance I saw all the mystery of this person (Ralphs mystery...). in his eyes - parfois si impenetrables, si indifferents, soudain l'amour qui luit, la lumiere douce, un regard abandonne: Ralphs smile. Now when I think of Onegin I see Fiennes - a man in black bolivar, walking alone on Moika's embankment, tender and blessed heart behind cold eyes.


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