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Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)

Tri orísky pro Popelku (original title)
Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.

Director:

Václav Vorlícek

Writers:

Bozena Nemcová (story), Frantisek Pavlícek (as Bohumila Zelenková)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Libuse Safránková ... Popelka
Pavel Trávnícek ... Prince
Carola Braunbock ... Mother
Rolf Hoppe ... King
Karin Lesch ... Queen
Dana Hlavácová ... Dora (as Daniela Hlavácová)
Jan Libícek ... Preceptor
Vítezslav Jandák ... Kamil
Jaroslav Drbohlav ... Vítek
Vladimír Mensík ... Vincek
Míla Myslíková ... Housekeeper
Helena Ruzicková ... Princess Drobena
Jan Sus Jan Sus ... Hind
Milos Vavruska ... Huntsman
Jirí Ruzicka ... Cook
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Storyline

The film stars Libuse Safránková as the title character, a young woman who is put upon by her stepmother and stepsisters. The film employs a twist, though, when a handsome prince comes knocking. Cinderella does not simply fall into the prince's arms. In this version, he must actively pursue the young woman who is a skilled sharpshooter prone to wearing hunting outfits. Cinderella also has three wishes at her disposal, gained from three magic nuts. Written by Ørnås

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Language:

German | Czech

Release Date:

16 November 1973 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Three Nuts for Cinderella See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film started in the CSSR with 400 copies. For a long time, all screenings were sold out. See more »

Goofs

When Cinderella enters the dance hall at the palace, in the reverse shot the female extra to her right, in the white gown, looks at the camera twice. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Krásný ztráty: Episode dated 12 May 2011 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Melodie beze slov
Music by Karel Svoboda
Performed by Jitka Molavcová
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Just wonderful!
2 November 1998 | by A-N-N-ASee all my reviews

This movie is the most beautiful adaption of a fairy-tale I have ever seen. It is just wonderful to watch and the changes in the original plot do not matter at all. Here in Germany they show this movie on TV at least once a year (normally around Christmas) and for me it is a MUST to watch it every single time.


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