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Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)

Tri orísky pro Popelku (original title)
Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Libuse Safránková ...
Popelka
Pavel Trávnícek ...
Prince
Carola Braunbock ...
Mother
Rolf Hoppe ...
King
Karin Lesch ...
Queen
Dana Hlavácová ...
Dora (as Daniela Hlavácová)
Jan Libícek ...
Vítezslav Jandák ...
Kamil
Jaroslav Drbohlav ...
Vítek
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Vincek
Míla Myslíková ...
Housekeeper
Helena Ruzicková ...
Princess Drobena
Jan Sus ...
Hind
Milos Vavruska ...
Huntsman
Jirí Ruzicka ...
Cook
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The film stars Libuse Safránková as the title character, a young woman who is put upon by her stepmother and stepsisters. The film employs a twist, though, when a handsome prince comes knocking. Cinderella does not simply fall into the prince's arms. In this version, he must actively pursue the young woman who is a skilled sharpshooter prone to wearing hunting outfits. Cinderella also has three wishes at her disposal, gained from three magic nuts. Written by Ørnås

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Three Nuts for Cinderella  »

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The scene where the prince is lifted by the fat woman in red was improvised, the look of surprise in his face is real. See more »


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Tri orísky pro Popelku
Music by Karel Svoboda
Lyrics by Jirí Staidl
Performed by Karel Gott
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The most successful fairy-tale in the Czech Republic
5 January 1999 | by (Znojmo, Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

Scarcely anyone in the Czech Republic can imagine the Christmas time without this movie on TV. Unforgettable music, perfect acting and the unique atmosphere contribute to its evergreen popularity even after almost thirty years.


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