Monday, April 01, 2024

Ewan McGregor: “A Gentleman in Moscow”

“A Gentleman in Moscow” is a new period drama TV series, based on the book by Amor Towles, starring Emmy winner Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, now streaming on Showtime and Paramount+:

‘…’Count Alexander Rostov’, in the aftermath of the ‘Russian Revolution’ finds that his gilded past has placed him on the wrong side of history.

“Spared immediate execution, he is banished by a ‘Soviet’ tribunal to an attic room in the opulent ‘Hotel Metropolis’ and threatened with death if he ever sets foot outside again. As the years pass and some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold outside the hotel’s doors, Rostov’s reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery. As he builds a new life within the walls of the hotel, he discovers the true value of friendship, family and love…”

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