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Agony (original title Agoniya, also released as Rasputin and Agony: The Life and Death of Rasputin) is a Soviet drama movie directed by Elem Klimov (Come and See). It depicts the life of Russian Emperor Nicholas II and his family in 1916 and the assassination of Grigori Rasputin. The movie was filmed in 1974 but never released until 1981 when it was released in USA and France; in USSR it was released only in 1985.
The following weapons were used in the film Agony (Agoniya):
During the assassination of Rasputin Nagant M1895 revolvers are seen in hands of Poruchik (Lt.) Sukhotin (Aleksandr Pavlov), adjutant of Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich, and Vladimir Purishkevich (Yuri Katin-Yartsev).
Nagant M1895 Revolver - 7.62x38N
Sukhotin sits in chair with a Nagant in hand.
Sukhotin draws his Nagant when the conspirators are waiting for the appearance of Rasputin.
Purishkevich fires at Rasputin. In reality Purishkevich used a Savage 1907
pistol during the assassination.
FN Model 1900
A nickel plated FN Model 1900 pistol is a personal firearm of Prince Felix Yusupov (Aleksandr Romantsov), the leader of the conspiracy.
Yusupov appears in the room with his pistol in hand during the rehearsal of the assassination.
Yusupov hides his pistol behind his back during the assassination.
Yusupov fires at Rasputin.
FN Model 1910
An FN Model 1910 pistol is a personal firearm of Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich (Sergey Muchenikov).
Dmitri Pavlovich appears in the room with his pistol in hand during the rehearsal of the assassination.
He fires at the photography of Rasputin.
Another view of the pistol.
Double Barreled Shotgun
Several double barreled shotguns are seen in the scene of the bird hunt.
Nicholas II and officers of his life guard with double barreled shotgun.
Nicholas II's shotgun has a sliding breach. It appears to be some model of French Darne guns (16 gauge "Halifax" shotgun seems to be a good guess).
Mosin Nagant M1891
Russian soldiers with Mosin Nagant M1891 rifles are briefly seen in one scene.
Full-length, Imperial Russian Mosin Nagant M1891 Infantry rifle - 7.62x54mm R
Soldiers with M91 rifles. An Infantry rifle is seen at the left, other rifles are seen too unclear to identify the exact version.