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Frosty (1965)

Morozko (original title)
A fairy-tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical step-mother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together.

Director:

Aleksandr Rou
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aleksandr Khvylya ... Morozko / Jack Frost
Natalya Sedykh ... Nastenka
Eduard Izotov ... Ivan
Inna Churikova ... Marfusha
Pavel Pavlenko ... Father
Vera Altayskaya Vera Altayskaya ... Stepmother
Georgiy Millyar ... Baba Yaga (The Witch)
Mikhail Yanshin ... Old Mushroom
Galina Borisova Galina Borisova ... Old Mushroom
Anatoliy Kubatskiy ... Bandit Chieftain
Valentin Bryleev ... Eligible Bachelor
Tatyana Pelttser ... Eligible Bachelor's Mother
Tatyana Barysheva ... Matchmaker
Varvara Popova ... Old Woman
Zinaida Vorkul ... Ivan's Mother
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Storyline

Strange Russian fairy tale dealing with a boy and a girl who go through the strangest situations to be with one another. The boy is transformed by a Mushroom Pixie into a bear, and almost baked by an evil witch who controls trees. The girl is given the Cinderella treatment by her mother and her sister who is jealous of her long braided hair. Jack Frost himself doesn't appear until late in the movie. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

September 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Frosty See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The English-dubbed version of this film was used for an episode of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" under the title "Jack Frost". See more »

Goofs

The bow and arrow is on a different rock to which it was on originally, when Ivan goes and picks it up. See more »

Quotes

Singer #1: [singing] Oh, you dear boy, Ivan. Come to meet me at the gate! I got a brand-new sarafan, all of silk and lace it's made!
Singer #2: [singing] Vania, Vania, wait a bit, where have you been to? Don't pass by, we must meet. Look into my window!
Group of Singers: [singing] Please, Ivan, don't leave forever, on the porch we'll sit together. Of an apple, take a bite, we'll be talking, side by side.
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Connections

Followed by Snegurochka (1969) See more »

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The Fir Tree Thrives and Grows
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i'm surprised
8 December 2007 | by aspiring_reviewerSee all my reviews

C'mon people,

this is a freaking f a i r y t a l e! what do you expect from a fairy tale for small children? in Russia, it is considered a movie for 3-5 year olds. i was really disappointed with some hostile comments i've read here - like "a movie for commies" and so on. Why should the movie be the reason to express hate and cheap stupid irony towards the Russian people and Russian children? What does this movie have to do with Communism (by the way, how many of 'smart reviewers' know what the term means? Do not be so hypocritical, ladies and gentlemen. Just admit you want to say crap about Russia or russians because you are ignorant and brainwashed by your media. You don't need a movie for 5 year olds to do that - just go ahead and talk crap for the sake of it. Merry Christmas, everyone.


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