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Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)
"Tri orísky pro Popelku" (original title)

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Life changes dramatically for Czech housemaid Cinderella when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.

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Cast

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
Vladimír Mensík ...
Vincek
Míla Myslíková ...
Housekeeper
Helena Ruzicková ...
Princess Drobena
Jan Sus ...
Hind
Milos Vavruska ...
Huntsman
Jirí Ruzicka ...
Cook
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Storyline

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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16 November 1973 (Czechoslovakia)  »

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Three Nuts for Cinderella  »

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The film started in the CSSR with 400 copies. For a long time, all screenings were sold out. 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 best Cinderella filming.
19 June 1999 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

I am agree with everything said on this page about "Tri orishki pro Popelku" ("Tri oreshka dlja Zolushki" as I know it in Russian). I saw this movie first time when I was 5 and now I've just taped it -- to see when I need some mood. Everything here is unbelievably good -- actors, landscapes, screenplay, music (Karel Gott sings the final song). It's only sad, that because of American snobbery this film would never receive more than 50 votes -- it's maid out of USA. Still it's 100 times better than virtually anything filmed at USA.


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