The years of the tsar’s adolescence and youth were permeated with deadly danger coming from some of the Boyars, the rebellious Streltsy and Tsarevna Sophia who aspired for power. But already at that early time Peter demonstrates a profound, bright intellect, a strong will and the sense of purpose, which help him disarm both his open and secret enemies.
XIV All-Union Film Festival in Vilnius – Special Prize for a large-scale representation of a historic-patriotic theme to director S. Gerasimov, 1981;
Dmitri Zolotukhin – Best Actor of 1981 as voted by the readers of the Sovetsky Ekran magazine
Interview with actress L. Germanova;
Textual material about author A. Tolstoy;