The last tsar of Russia Nicholas II (centre) with his wife Tsarina Alexandra and their son Alexis. Photograph: Henry Guttmann/Getty Images

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Lars Eidinger as the last Russian tsar, Nicholas II, during the filming of Russian director Alexei Uchitel’s film Matilda

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