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The Little Mermaid (1976)

Rusalochka (original title)
As the story opens, a busful of tourists are touring Copenhagen. Their guide draws their attention to the beautiful statue at Langelinie. At that, the film's focus moves below the waterline, where several fish tell the story of ...

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Viktoriya Novikova ...
Valentin Nikulin ...
Sulpitius
Galina Artyomova ...
Printzessa
Yuri Senkevich ...
Printz
Stefan Ilyev ...
Ritzar
Svetlana Mojseyenko ...
Zhaklin
Margarita Chudinova ...
Leonella
Galina Volchek ...
Inn Hostess - Witch
Mikhail Pugovkin ...
Ribak, Ribar
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Ribak, Ribar
Mikhail Yanushkevich ...
The vagabond, Razboynijk
Andrey Fayt
Yuliy Fayt
Krasimira Petrova
Ivan Manov
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As the story opens, a busful of tourists are touring Copenhagen. Their guide draws their attention to the beautiful statue at Langelinie. At that, the film's focus moves below the waterline, where several fish tell the story of ...

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A beautiful musical drama
19 September 2011 | by (Moscow) – See all my reviews

Definitely worth a watch even if the dialogue is in Russian. Subtitles could be obtained easily on-line. Even though the film does not strictly adhere to Anderson's original text, and there are many modifications to the plot, the retelling is refreshing with enchanting setting, costumes and acting, a feast for the eyes. Beautiful soundtrack and dance sequence. Do not expect many special effects since the film is old. Indeed, a treasure of the Russian-language cinema. Expect this to be a touching film which will move you and provokes your thinking. And by the way, the actor playing the Prince looked oddly like Zac Efron or Ian Somerhalder.


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