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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 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 »


Soundtracks

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Music by Karel Svoboda
Lyrics by Jirí Staidl
Performed by Karel Gott
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my favorite childhood movie
6 December 2004 | by annaesserSee all my reviews

Growing up in Germany in the 70's and 80's, this movie was one of my favorites. Today it continues to be aired on several German TV channels every year, typically around Christmas, and it has an almost cult following among all my childhood friends and their families. I have never seen the English version, so I cannot comment on dialogue, but the dubbed into German version was enchanting. It is not your typical fairy tale adaptation by story, with a wonderful cast and musical score.


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