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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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Morozko / Jack Frost
... Nastenka
Eduard Izotov ... Ivan
... Marfusha
Pavel Pavlenko ... Father
Vera Altayskaya ... Stepmother
... Baba Yaga (The Witch)
... Old Mushroom
Galina Borisova ... Old Mushroom
... Bandit Chieftain
... Eligible Bachelor
... Eligible Bachelor's Mother
... Matchmaker
Varvara Popova ... Old Woman
... Ivan's Mother
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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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The English-dubbed version of this film was used for an episode of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" under the title "Jack Frost". See more »

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

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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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The Fir Tree Thrives and Grows
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WHAT???
16 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

People, I don't understand you. This movie is a very good fairy-tale and in my country it has become so popular that it runs on TV every year. Well, it usually runs on December 31rd, which indicates that people take it partly ironically, but the movie itself is a humorous caricature and I don't understand the arguements I see here. In fact, I couldn't imagine that MOROZKO could receive such bad reviews, if I didn't see it in my own eyes.

I don't know what they did of it in the United States, but I really don't think that the English version could get close to the original. It is simply unimaginable. On the other hand, it is true that the Czech dubbing of MOROZKO is excellent and it may overcome the Russian version.

In any case, if you don't know that Baba Yaga (a common inventary of Russian fairy-tales) lives in a house on the bird's legs (which every child in my country knows very well), then nobody can help you.


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