The Czar, the Czar's Doctor and the Spy


a documentary film : The Czar, the Czar's Doctor and the Spy
Director : Daniel Leconte
Length : 52 '
Year : 2001
Producer : Daniel Leconte

Abstract

Constantin Melnik is the grandson of Doctor Bothkine, personal physician to Tsar Nicolas II of Russia who died with him in the wake of the 1917 revolution. After his family fled Russia, Melnik worked for the American Secret Services before becoming head of General de Gaulle's intelligence service. This film provides an exclusive opportunity to discover the story of a great Russian dynasty and the fate of a unique spy.