MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 30,759 this week

Zolushka (1979)

7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 83 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(story), (verses), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

"Hand of God" - What to Watch

IMDb sits down with the cast of the thriller drama "Hand of God," including Ron Perlman, Julian Morris, Garret Dillahunt, and Alona Tal.

Watch our interview

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 18 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Zolushka" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Zolushka (1979)

Zolushka (1979) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Zolushka.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Directors: Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Mikhail Botov
Stars: Erast Garin
Zhil-byl pyos (1982)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Director: Eduard Nazarov
Stars: Georgiy Burkov, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Eduard Nazarov
The Adventures of Buratino (TV Movie 1976)
Family | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Screen version of a very popular novel by A. Tolstoy. A wooden boy Buratino tries to find his place in life. He befriends toys from a toy theater owned by evil Karabas-Barabas, gets tricked... See full summary »

Director: Leonid Nechaev
Stars: Dmitri Iosifov, Tatyana Protsenko, Roman Stolkarts
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A schoolboy gets into a fairy tale with the help of a librarian and DIY book. But life in the magical land is not as easy as it seems.

Director: Boris Stepantsev
Stars: Rina Zelyonaya, Elena Ponsova, Klara Rumyanova
Meri Poppins, do svidaniya (TV Movie 1983)
Family | Fantasy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A family hires a babysitter who seems to possess magical powers.

Director: Leonid Kvinikhidze
Stars: Natalya Andreychenko, Tatyana Voronina, Albert Filozov
Winnie Pooh (1969)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Winnie Pooh finds a beehive on the top of a big oak tree and tries to get to the honey with the help of Piglet.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk
Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Vladimir Osenev
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Winnie the Pooh and Piglet visit their friend the rabbit. After a hearty breakfast of honey, Pooh finds it hard to leave.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk
Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Anatoliy Shchukin
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Stars: Gennadiy Khazanov, Margarita Korabelnikova, Zinaida Naryshkina
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A not-so-friendly babysitter/housekeeper turns Malysh's home upside down. His imaginary friend Karlson comes back when he needs him most.

Director: Boris Stepantsev
Stars: Faina Ranevskaya, Vasiliy Livanov, Klara Rumyanova
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A loosely based story on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, Town Musicians of Bremen about a donkey, a dog, a cat, and a rooster and their master Troubadour.

Director: Inessa Kovalevskaya
Stars: Elmira Zherzdeva, Oleg Anofriev, Anatoli Gorokhov
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Sequel to the cult Russian animation Bremenskie muzykanty (1969)

Director: Vasiliy Livanov
Stars: Muslim Magomayev, Elmira Zherzdeva, Gennadiy Gladkov
Zolushka (1947)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Directors: Nadezhda Kosheverova, Mikhail Shapiro
Stars: Yanina Zhejmo, Aleksey Konsovskiy, Erast Garin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Tatyana Shabelnikova ...
(voice)
Igor Ivanov ...
(voice)
T. Shaposhnikova ...
(voice)
Elvira Brunovskaya ...
(voice)
Vsevolod Larionov ...
(voice)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 December 1986 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Tuhkimo  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

NICE animation!
22 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

On my recent tape of Russian animation, I came across a nicely made Animated short called "Zolushka".

Zolushka is based off of a Russian faery tale not unlike Cinderella. The only differences is that Zolushka is an orphaned peasant and the people she serves are a snobbish Czarina and her two spoiled rotten daughters. Poor Zolushka, things seem hopeless until she comes across the ghost of her mother that came to life from an old portrait that Zolushka kept with her in her working quarters. And like the Grimm bros. and the Roger and Hammerstein Cinderella stories, the ghost turns a pumpkin into a chariot, rodents into horses and salamanders into horsemen leading the chariot. She is given Diamond slippers instead of glass (makes a lot more sense too!). And if you read the tale (I know most have), you will know the rest of the story and smile at the end.

Nice plot faithful to the original "Russian Cinderella-esque" story and lovely animation, especially the scenes of the motherly ghost that helps Zolushka and the festival scenes.

Hopefully, you will eventually come across it if you are into Russian or Eastern European animation and animated short collections.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Zolushka (1979) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page