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A wizard invents characters who all come to life and start to arrive at his house: a King, his servants, a princes, a bear trapped in a man's body - the usual lot. The Plot mainly rotates ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Oleg Yankovskiy ...
Wizard
Irina Kupchenko ...
Wizard's wife
Evgeniy Leonov ...
King
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Princess
Aleksandr Abdulov ...
Bear
Yekaterina Vasilyeva ...
First Lady
Andrey Mironov ...
Minister Administrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gennadiy Egorov
Tatyana Ignatova ...
Servant (as T. Ignatova)
Vladimir Yanovskis
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A wizard invents characters who all come to life and start to arrive at his house: a King, his servants, a princes, a bear trapped in a man's body - the usual lot. The Plot mainly rotates around the bear, who the wizard had turned into a man. The Bear, who wishes to be a bear once again, can turn into his old self if he were to kiss a princess. It gets complicated when he falls in love with that princess, that arrived at the wizard's house. For how can they be together, if a single kiss will destroy their love? Written by DrStrangelife

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1 January 1979 (Soviet Union)  »

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Minister Administrator: You are attractive. I am devilishly attractive. Why should we waste our time?
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2nd greatest Russian film
7 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Everything is right in this classic film. The music is gorgeous, the acting superb and the color photography entrancing. Add to this the direction of the great Mark Zakharov and you can't miss. A magician (Yankovsky) changes a bear into a handsome youth (Abdulov). This spell will be broken ONLY if the young man meets, falls in love with and is kissed by a princess. If that does happen the man will revert back to being a bear FOREVER!!!!! And at the 25 minute mark of a film over two hours long the princess meets the youth.

To me this is the second greatest Russian film and can be viewed again and again. You will love it!


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