Arabela (1979– )

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Nowadays an almost legendary Czech TV series very successfully mixing two worlds: the world of ours and the world of fairy tales. Princess Arabela, the daughter of the Fairy King escapes ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Vladimír Mensík ...
 Karel Majer (13 episodes, 1979)
Stella Zázvorková ...
 Mrs. Majerová / ... (13 episodes, 1979)
Jirí Lábus ...
 Rumburak (13 episodes, 1979)
Alena Karesová ...
 Narrator (13 episodes, 1979)
Jana Nagyová ...
 Princess Arabela (13 episodes, 1979)
Veronika Tyblová ...
 Margret Hermannová / ... (13 episodes, 1979)
Vladimír Dlouhý ...
 Petr Majer (12 episodes, 1979)
Jana Brejchová ...
 Fairy Queen (12 episodes, 1979)
Vlastimil Brodský ...
 Fairy King (12 episodes, 1979)
Ondrej Kepka ...
 Honzík Majer (12 episodes, 1979)
Jirí Sovák ...
 Wizard Vigo / ... (12 episodes, 1979)
Dagmar Patrasová ...
 Princess Xenie (10 episodes, 1979)
Frantisek Filipovský ...
 Stunk (8 episodes, 1979)
Jirí Hrzán ...
 TV assistant Gros (8 episodes, 1979)
Petr Svojtka ...
 Petr's Alienist (8 episodes, 1979)
Jirí Kodet ...
 Director Novak (7 episodes, 1979)
Oldrich Vízner ...
 Prince Willibald (7 episodes, 1979)
Jana Andresíková ...
 Witch (6 episodes, 1979)
Jana Dítetová ...
 Witch (6 episodes, 1979)
Iva Janzurová ...
 Miss Müllerová (6 episodes, 1979)
Josef Vetrovec ...
 Head Physician (6 episodes, 1979)
Ladislav Zupanic ...
 Majer's neighbour (6 episodes, 1979)
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Nowadays an almost legendary Czech TV series very successfully mixing two worlds: the world of ours and the world of fairy tales. Princess Arabela, the daughter of the Fairy King escapes before the revenge of a cunning and conceitful magician Rumburak and leaves the world of fairy tales. She meets Petr Majer in the world of ours and falls in love with him. Spells, a magic ring, the bowl of seeing, a flying suitcase and magic things play a very important role in the series. Written by Jiri Kacetl

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In 2013, Václav Vorlícek was asked to direct an upcoming remake of the series for German television with all-German cast. He refused. See more »

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just a fairy tale
30 March 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

magic, escape, chain of two worlds, memorable Rumburak and his ring, fragile princess Arabela, extraordinary metamorphosis and Peter as bridge between myth and reality. a series out of age and full of good memories. a tale in perfect sense. and universe of Narnia, Neverending Tale in basic measure, without complicated recipes or strange parables. the reality of Czekoslovakia was present in each part of Communist puzzle. so, it was not only movie for children but , in same measure, image of a society for who many windows was just walls. not political satire; only suggestions. innocent, nice, soft. and the circle is OK. nothing fake, far from special effects or 3D, only marmalade for Sunday. a freedom exercise. nothing else. naive, childish, picture book. and, yesterday was enough. maybe, today too.


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