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.
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Professor Gromov constructs a robot called Electronic, which looks exactly like Sergey Syroezhkibn, a 6-grader from one of Odessa (USSR) schools. The robot also acts a lot like a human, and... See full summary »
At the end of the 22nd century Alisa Seleznyova, her father Professor Seleznyov and pilot Zeleny go on a space expedition to find rare animals for Moscow Zoo. On the way they seem to ... See full summary »
Screen version of a very popular novel by A. Tolstoy. A wooden boy Buratino tries to find his place in life. He befriends toys from a toy theater owned by evil Karabas-Barabas, gets tricked... See full summary »
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Bizarre fantasy from Aleksandr Rou, the Russian madman who gave the world the great SADKO (JACK FROST) and THE MAGIC WEAVER. A precocious little girl with big bows and a really short dress falls through a hole in her bedroom mirror, and enters a weird Slavic wonderland, ala "Alice". She also turns into twins, a strange and somewhat provocative development. The twins run through fantastic sets, and meet truly bizarre characters, including animals turned into humans, a Rou (or perhaps Russian fantasy) trademark. The bulk of this wild and winsome film is lively, preposterous costume drama, almost like a kiddie sword-n-sandal epic. One of the odder live-action fantasies of the 60s, released in the US only to the educational film market, in a shortened, dubbed version.
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