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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #150 on: January 29, 2006, 04:52:46 AM »
I have to say I got in to the IF way before Anastasia came out.  I guess a year before the movie came out.   I got into the IF from reading a book called Great Crimes of the 20th Century. This book was also a tv series.

I feel in love with the pic of the four girls sitting/standing around the table in their formal wear.

So I was sadden to read that all four wear murdered so started to study more about them and feel in love with the family.

I have to say also that I did enjoy the movie although it was quite fictious.  Beautiful animation and great score.  

I hated the way that Americans pronounce Anastasia's name  >:(.   I much prefer the Russian pronouciation. It sounds more exotic then the way the American's pronouce it as ASIA not Anastar C.E.R.

Other then the stupid fiction bits I quite enjoyed it.  I also love the song Rasputin sings about Anastasia its my favourite.

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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #151 on: January 30, 2006, 12:18:21 AM »
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I have to say also that I did enjoy the movie although it was quite fictious.  Beautiful animation and great score.  

I hated the way that Americans pronounce Anastasia's name  >:(.   I much prefer the Russian pronouciation. It sounds more exotic then the way the American's pronouce it as ASIA not Anastar C.E.R.

Other then the stupid fiction bits I quite enjoyed it.  I also love the song Rasputin sings about Anastasia its my favourite.
 


I've been obsessed with the pronunciation of "Anastasia." I came to think that the pronunciation of her name in the cartoon film was not beautiful when I learned how to pronounce it in Russian. In my country (Japan) I think we call her "Ana-sta-shia" without any accents and occasionally in the Russian pronunciation.  :)

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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #152 on: January 30, 2006, 10:59:53 AM »
It is true that they could never make a children's film with the whole historical truth, so that does indeed acciunt for the inaccuracies.

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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #153 on: February 01, 2006, 11:49:12 PM »
Ok I hope this question has not yet asked.. I play piano and I have try to search the "journey to the past" and particularu "Once upon a decemper" as a note!!! I have cathc the "journey.." and made my own note of it -of course it's not the same but I WANT to have original note to Once upon a december!!! i can though play it by my instince wihtout notes but still... :P can you help me..  :-*

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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #154 on: February 02, 2006, 02:56:38 PM »
Mie, are you looking for the sheet music?

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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #155 on: February 02, 2006, 06:07:28 PM »
If you're looking for sheet music like Laura Mabee suggested, I found a website where you can buy it rather inexpensively.

http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/store/smp_detail.html?cart=334789573711171667&item=1308719

Hope this helps.
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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #156 on: February 02, 2006, 11:47:17 PM »
Thankuo :D yeas I was after sheet music and thankyou fo it :) I'm not sure though can I by thi since I live far far away from US :-/  but thanks :) I appreciate it

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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #157 on: February 05, 2006, 03:34:53 AM »
We call "Anastasia" as it is written in here Finland.. I have a frend whos name is Anastasia and believe it was hard time to call her anastasia couse I always remembered the cartoon which is so dear to me.. :P Does Russian say  Anastasia "Anastaassia" or "Anastasja".. :P I was about to ask it from my neighbour whos from Russia but always forgot it..  :-[

I think the cartoon was so pretty!! I loved it and still love it. But there is one thing what distract me: Anastasia's *court dress* is yeallow and so is her crown *kokoshi*.. I believ that all crowns were pink -is there any yeallow? Since the group of the makers had really become familiar to their clothings and so on... ???  ???

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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #158 on: February 05, 2006, 10:39:41 PM »
Hi Mie,

In my earlier post I said that in Russian Anastasia's name is pronounced as Ana-Star-C-R. I know as there have been a few docos in Britain as well as seeing a Russian Funeral Procession for NAOTMAA the priest called Ana-Star-C-R. When he was reading out the names.

As for the royal dresses there is a website which has the pics of the Formal "Yellow" dress.  I had posted it on the Imperial Family site.  The author of the website went to a museum in St Petersburg and they had one of OTMA's formal dresses.  It was originally white with soft gold through it is also had gold beading.  The hat was also white as well as time has gone buy as most clothing does the material has yellowed with age.  I am sorry that I can't recall the website as I haven't seen it for ages but it was about imperial fashion through the ages of Russia.

I hope this helps you.  As for the title of that topic I can't recall it but it was something along the lines "Grand Duchesses dress"

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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #159 on: February 07, 2006, 11:46:32 PM »
We call "Anastasia" as it is written in here Finland.. I have a frend whos name is Anastasia and believe it was hard time to call her anastasia couse I always remembered the cartoon which is so dear to me.. :P

Mie, it must be so nice to have a friend whose name is Anastasia! I wish my name was Anastasia but since I'm born in Japan and my parents gave me a Japanese name so it's not possible that my name would be Anastasia. My real name sounds difficult to pronouce and sometimes some people have mistaken my name for "Anya" in Russian, though.

By the way, has anyone noticed that the film, Anastasia (1997) will be released on DVD as a new edition in March? It'll be called as Anastasia: Family Fun Edition. I just heard about this from a friend.
http://www.dvdtown.com/announcement/anastasiafamilyfuneditionondvd/2738/

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000CNE092/104-7573903-0979967?v=glance&n=130

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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #160 on: February 09, 2006, 10:15:28 AM »
Anya how does your name spel then? is it A-N-Y-A  -not anja..? Your name sounds like russian-finnish-polish.. :)

If in Poland one name is Anja her favourite name to it is usually "anka" or "anna".. they do not have "anna" name but we in finland do so taths why it sounded silly.. "anka" is too pretty silly name to have couse it is near to word "ankka" which means a duc in finnish.. ;D So I hope you're nicname is not "anka"

The friend of mine whos name is Anastasia changed the name into that. Her really name was Ninja Anastasia. Like Anastasia - Ninja is too russia-name. her family is from Karelia (Karjala in finnish) which is an area in here Finland and Russia. It is like the border area of the countrys. But the whole Karelia used to belong to Finland...

And I chek the movie out.. Thankyou for the news!!! it did not have so much information about the film -some games were more but otherwise it did not seem to change..
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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #161 on: February 23, 2006, 11:11:49 AM »
I have always loved that song, and the whole scene where it is sung. It is haunting, and brings the vividness of the tragedy of the Romanov's death to mind. It is a movie that in its facts is inaccurate, but that captures the feelings associated with the Romanovs well, at least for me. The way I feel about the Romanovs was influenced by the film. I would most likely be interested in the Romanovs if the film had never come out, but not as much. The movie is what compelled my interest in finding out the historical truth, because I knew that movies could not be very accurate.

I was 11 and half when it came out, and I watched it over, and over, but I immediately wanted to know the real historical truth as well. As for the pain the movie caused some, I am sure it did, and someone who was a kid at the time watching it wouldn't understand that at all.  But nothing in life is wholly good nor wholly bad as the saying goes. Everything has two sides, so some of us today are on the forum due or partially due to the movie.
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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #162 on: March 01, 2006, 10:08:09 AM »
I like the movie and I LOVE the music. I used to really not care for the movie because it was historically inaccurate but I have since changed my mind.  The movie was marketed towards children not adults and you really could not have a animated childrens move about the Romanov's be 100% accurate. I mean think about it? Too much that would upset a child.  Alexei's illness, the Winter Palace Massacre, WWI, and most of all the brutal murders! I know I wouldn't have wanted to see anything like that when I was 5 years old.  I think the movie is a great way to introduce children to the Romanovs and it is a beautiful cartoon.

As for the music I had searched all over town for a copy of the CD sooundtrack and I finally found it at my local music store. :) I play it all the time.

I saw somewhere that the DVD family  edition is being released on March 14th. I'm going to get it.
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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #163 on: March 01, 2006, 11:33:02 AM »
I am glad you found the sounntrack! I have always liked the film, but I think the music was better than the film, I have always enjoyed it more. Yes, they can't make a completely historically accurate film about the Romanovs for kids. Of course, Hollywood will be Hollywood!  ;) I think the movie does a great job of conveying the essential meaning of The Romanov's story though, at least to me.

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Re: Anastasia Cartoon circa 1995
« Reply #164 on: March 07, 2006, 10:35:00 AM »
I was already all grown up when the animated film came out.  My husband asked me what I wanted for Christmas, and I said I wanted the Dancing Anastasia doll (from the dream sequence.)   (There were four different Anastasia dolls.)  Well, Bill got the wrong one, so we had to take it back, but Wal-Mart was out of the dancing one -- we are in the returns line, and the lady behind us says that the Toys R Us still had the dancing one ... so we got our money back, and off we went to the Toys R Us. .....
Sure enough, the Dancing Anastasia ... so happy, and then I discovered in the doll aisle  (poor Bill -- I was like a child ---)  a Nicholas II doll  -- and the dancing Anastasia came with a stand and Nicholas fit into the other part of the stand ...
I pouted, puckered my lip, and I got my dolls   ::)   I also remembered sending away for the stuffed dog

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I like the movie and I LOVE the music. I used to really not care for the movie because it was historically inaccurate but I have since changed my mind.  The movie was marketed towards children not adults and you really could not have a animated childrens move about the Romanov's be 100% accurate. I mean think about it? Too much that would upset a child.  Alexei's illness, the Winter Palace Massacre, WWI, and most of all the brutal murders! I know I wouldn't have wanted to see anything like that when I was 5 years old.  I think the movie is a great way to introduce children to the Romanovs and it is a beautiful cartoon.

As for the music I had searched all over town for a copy of the CD sooundtrack and I finally found it at my local music store. :) I play it all the time.

I saw somewhere that the DVD family  edition is being released on March 14th. I'm going to get it.

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