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Frosty (1964)

Morozko (original title)
A fairy-tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical step-mother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together.

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Aleksandr Khvylya ...
Natalya Sedykh ...
Eduard Izotov ...
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Pavel Pavlenko ...
Vera Altayskaya ...
Georgiy Millyar ...
Mikhail Yanshin ...
Old Mushroom
Galina Borisova ...
Old Mushroom
Anatoli Kubatsky ...
Bandit Chieftain
Valentin Bryleev ...
Eligible Bachelor
Tatyana Pelttser ...
Eligible Bachelor's Mother
Tatyana Barysheva ...
Matchmaker
Varvara Popova ...
Old Woman
Zinaida Vorkul ...
Ivan's Mother
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Strange Russian fairy tale dealing with a boy and a girl who go through the strangest situations to be with one another. The boy is transformed by a Mushroom Pixie into a bear, and almost baked by an evil witch who controls trees. The girl is given the Cinderella treatment by her mother and her sister who is jealous of her long braided hair. Jack Frost himself doesn't appear until late in the movie. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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Trivia

The English-dubbed version of this film was used for an episode of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" under the title "Jack Frost". See more »

Goofs

The position of the ropes tied around Nastenka change between a couple of shots. See more »

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Singer #1: [singing] Oh, you dear boy, Ivan. Come to meet me at the gate! I got a brand-new sarafan, all of silk and lace it's made!
Singer #2: [singing] Vania, Vania, wait a bit, where have you been to? Don't pass by, we must meet. Look into my window!
Group of Singers: [singing] Please, Ivan, don't leave forever, on the porch we'll sit together. Of an apple, take a bite, we'll be talking, side by side.
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Nastenka's Song
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Wonderful kids-movie. Stupid critics.
7 January 2005 | by (Under the Waves) – See all my reviews

I was quite surprised reading all those comments... I never thought people could be so incredibly ignorant...

This movie IS sweet & naive, but that's the point! The plot is full of Russian folklore elements which most of people here call "surrealism"... Every Russian kid knows about this "surreal" house on legs & Father Frost (which is analogical to santa, by the way). The plot is very simple & understandable, & the only circumstances that one can't understand the plot, is when one doesn't know Russian, or, on the other hand the most complicated plot he's ever seen is legally blonde...which is, of course a pity. I've watched this movie many times as a kid, & it's a sweet legend, recommended in case your kid is smart enough to understand a plot which is a bit more complex then porn movies.

I wonder how would those who criticized this film, comment on old Grimm's books, without seeing Disney's version, which is in most of the cases, far, very very far, from the original.

Also i would like to reply all those who complained about the lousy special effects- what did you expect? Matrix? The film was shot in '64! And for a '64 USSR kids movie it's great! So all of those who weren't smart enough for this movie should find out more about other cultures. The world is not just one big McDonald's. Thank god.

I gave it 9 out of 10. just for a better rating.


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