In an enchanted forest, the princely brothers Michael and Andreas get lost and are transformed, by a mountain spirit who jealously guards his underground treasure, into animals until the ... See full summary »
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.
Saxana has the enthusiasm, but lacks the right talent to become a witch. So she's kept in for 300 years - nothing unusual for a sorceress' school. Being bored, she skims through the ... See full summary »
Three middle-aged men go for a vacation with their children and learn to cope with their needs without their wives. Quickly, they plan to exhaust the kids to have some time off, but nothing really works out as planned.
Princess Lada flees her country occupied by villainous King Kazisvet (The "Wrecker") who threatens to destroy her father's kingdom if she does not marry him. Princess hides herself (in her ugly mice fur coat) as a dishwasher in the court of Prince Radovan, who falls in love with her. King Kazisvet floods Radovan's country, but is beaten and runs away.
To the Czechs this fairy tale is especially exceptional and dear as one of few movies created under communist supervision (1948-1989), which were not conforming to communist ideology and were only celebrating love and showed that evil is defeated by good in the end.
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