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Cast

Credited cast:
Gilda Manolescu ...
Maria
Medeea Marinescu ...
Mirabela
Ingrid Celia ...
The Fairy of the Woods
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Uncle Time
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lyudmila Gnilova ...
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Klara Rumyanova ...
(voice)
Leonid Serebrennikov ...
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Rogvold Sukhoverko ...
(voice)
Mariya Vinogradova ...
Oache (voice)
Georgiy Vitsin ...
King (voice)
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(voice)
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Two little girls - Maria and Mirabella - go to the woods for a walk and encounter several magical characters, among them a frog with his feet frozen in ice, a fireworm whose shoes keep catching fire, and a butterfly who's afraid of flying. To help their new friends, the girls must carry them to a sorceress who lives deep in the forest Written by Boris Shafir

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1981 (Soviet Union)  »

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This animated live-action fantasy film won the special prize and diploma in the 1982 All-Union Festival of Children's Films in Tallinn (Estonia). In the same year it won a prize at the International Film Festival in Dzhiffone (Italy and the grand prize at the Festival of Children's Films in Piatra Neamt (Romania). The film dialogue was recorded in both Romanian and Russian. See more »

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Followed by Maria si Mirabella in Tranzistoria (1989) See more »

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16 September 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

one remarkable films by Ion Popescu Gopo, it is a fairy-tale and a nice moral lesson. a beautiful product of Romanian school of animation, part of Romanian - Soviet collaboration, it is full of grace, seductive and amusing. the influences of Wizard of Oz or Romanian fairy - tales gives more charm to adventures of Maria and Mirabela. and, for present public, the meeting with first steps of extraordinary Medeea Marinescu and Gopo "the Great" are unique events. spectacular is fresh emotion after so many years ago. and the flavor of songs, as taste of bread slice in holiday at grandparents.all is magic - result of imagination, technical solutions, the music, each detail. and the joy of child in adult of present.


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