MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 17,164 this week

Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes (1968)
"Ogon, voda i... mednye truby" (original title)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 258 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 110 titles
created 25 Jan 2011
 
a list of 1221 titles
created 02 Nov 2012
 
list image
a list of 24 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 766 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes (1968)

Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes (1968) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Fantasy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

When the Snow Queen, a lonely and powerful fairy, kidnaps the human boy Kay, his best friend Gerda must overcome many obstacles on her journey to rescue him..

Director: Lev Atamanov
Stars: Vladimir Gribkov, Yanina Zhejmo, Anna Komolova
Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Aleksandr Rou
Stars: Olga Yukina, Tatyana Yukina, Tatyana Barysheva
Fantasy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An old soldier helps a young boy find his mother, who's been kidnapped to the magical underwater kingdom in a remote Russian lake.

Director: Aleksandr Rou
Stars: Mikhail Kuznetsov, Viktor Perevalov, Anatoli Kubatsky
Frosty (1965)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

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.

Director: Aleksandr Rou
Stars: Aleksandr Khvylya, Natalya Sedykh, Eduard Izotov
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A Czar who attempts to trick a creature that demands tribute from him into taking a fisherman's baby instead of his newborn heir. Complications arise when the daughter of the creature, Barbara, requests a human suitor to find true love.

Director: Aleksandr Rou
Stars: Mikhail Pugovkin, Georgiy Millyar, Anatoli Kubatsky
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Ivan Ivanov-Vano
Stars: Georgi Chernovolenko, Anatoli Kubatsky, Georgiy Millyar
Gostya iz budushchego (TV Mini-Series 1985)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

6-grader Kolya Gerasimov discovers a time machine in a basement of an old house in Moscow and gets transferred into the 21st century. There he is allowed to look around. Accidentally, Kolya... See full summary »

Stars: Natalya Guseva, Aleksei Fomkin, Aleksandr Lysykh
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Director: Inessa Kovalevskaya
Stars: Elmira Zherzdeva, Oleg Anofriev, Anatoli Gorokhov
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Winnie the Pooh and Piglet visit their friend the rabbit. After a hearty breakfast of honey, Pooh finds it hard to leave.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk
Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Anatoliy Shchukin
Chipollino (1961)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Boris Dyozhkin
Krokodil Gena (1969)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Cheburashka is a creature unknown to science. After the zoo rejects him, he becomes lonely and wants friends. Meanwhile, a crocodile named Gena is in the same boat and seeks friendship. The two meet and build a house for the lonely.

Director: Roman Kachanov
Stars: Vasili Livanov, Klara Rumyanova, Vladimir Rautbart
Cheburashka (1972)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Director: Roman Kachanov
Stars: Tamara Dmitrieva, Vasili Livanov, Klara Rumyanova
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Natalya Sedykh ...
Alyonushka
Aleksei Katyshev ...
Vasya
Georgiy Millyar ...
Vera Altayskaya ...
Lev Potyomkin ...
Chernoborodyj
Aleksandr Khvylya ...
Pleshivyj
Anatoli Kubatsky ...
Odnoglasyj
Leonid Kharitonov ...
Fedul VI
Muza Krepkogorskaya ...
Sofyushka
Aleksei Smirnov ...
Fireman
Pavel Pavlenko ...
Water-spite
Arkadi Tsinman ...
Advicer I
Zoya Vasilkova ...
Advicer II
Mikhail Pugovkin ...
Lidiya Korolyova ...
Tsarina
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 December 1968 (East Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Clown show.. and much more
5 November 2009 | by (Konstanz, Germany) – See all my reviews

Watching this film, I at times felt like watching a silly clown show, most suitable for pre-schoolers. But at other times, it displayed witty satire, be it the repertoire of Russian folk songs ("Kalinka" and "Malinka"), philosophers debating the beginning and end of a wooden stick, and a most hilarious (and unhelpful) fire brigade. A Baba Yaga (witch) who was less impressing than in other Rou films.

At the center, we of course have a boy and a girl, who go through many tribulations. And a little goat who gets quite some screen time (and is worth it - involvement of animals seems to be standard in Rou films). Then there are several laughing-stock tsars: "Bones", the fire victim, the watery one, the one of the coast who sacrifices a virgin once a year to prevent inundation..

All in all, this is a very rich-textured story, cleared in Germany for age 0 and above, but an interesting watch for older persons as well. I was for instance quite moved when the watery tsar learned to read. A nice film, and so far away from Hollywood habits...


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?