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Mermaid (2007)

Rusalka (original title)
In Moscow, a young woman disappears after falling in love with a new man.

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Cast

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Alisa Titova (as Masha Shalaeva)
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Aleksandr Viktorovich 'Sasha'
Mariya Sokova ...
Alisa's mother
Anastasiya Dontsova ...
Young Alisa (as Nastya Dontsova)
Veronika Skugina
Irina Skrinichenko ...
Rita - Sasha's girlfriend
Albina Evtushevskaya ...
Alisa's grandmother
Oksana Borisova
Ivan Nikolaev
Igor Savochkin
Igor Yatsko ...
Alisa's chief
Igor Uryvaev
Sergey Chirkov
Maksim Konovalov
Tomas Motskus
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Storyline

The fanciful tale of an introverted little girl who grows up believing she has the power to make wishes come true. She must reconcile this belief with reality when, as a young woman, she journeys to Moscow and grapples with love, modernity and materialism. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

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22 November 2007 (Russia)  »

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$1,700,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Russia's 2009 Academy Awards official submission to Foreign-Language Film category. See more »

Quotes

Alisa Titova: Why would anyone need a property on the moon?
Aleksandr Viktorovich 'Sasha': To have somewhere to escape.
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Connections

Version of The Little Mermaid (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Ofanona
Ghana folk song
Performed by Kapitolina Lazarenko
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Great film
26 November 2007 | by (Lvov, Ukraine) – See all my reviews

This film is one more must see Film! I saw trailer few month before and realized that it could be a good film. So it started from 22 Nov in the Ukraine's cinema. This film type is Drama but there are lot of fun issues and new ideas. I was impressed as Mariya Shalayeva play Alisa and as you can see from awards list she won 'Best Actress' award at Sochi. I'm skeptic to the Russian films but this is one more film after which I had impression for the next 2 days. I want to write about this now! It exceed my expectations! I recommend this film for any people ages except children's! And I'm waiting next films from Mariya Shalayeva and Anna Melikyan. I hope they will be great too!


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