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Young Catherine

VHS cover, featuring Vanessa Redgrave and Julia Ormond
Directed by Michael Anderson
Written by Chris Bryant
Starring Vanessa Redgrave
Julia Ormond
Cinematography Ernest Day
Release date(s) United States 17 February 1991
Running time 150 minutes;
180 minutes (TNT)
Country  United States
Language English

Young Catherine is a 1991 American TV miniseries based on the early life of Catherine II of Russia. It stars Julia Ormond as Catherine and Vanessa Redgrave as Empress Elizabeth.

The miniseries is known as Intrigues impériales in France and Die Junge Katharina in Germany.


Plot summary

From the Internet Movie Database:

A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.[1]



Both a 150-minute version and a 180-minute Turner Network Television version were released on VHS on May 29, 1991, and both are currently out of print. A 187-minute Russian language version was at one time available on DVD.


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