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The Little Mermaid (1976)

Rusalochka (original title)
As the story opens, a busful of tourists are touring Copenhagen. Their guide draws their attention to the beautiful statue at Langelinie. At that, the film's focus moves below the waterline, where several fish tell the story of ...

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Vladimir Bychkov
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Viktoriya Novikova ... Rusalochka the mermaid - Malkata rusalka
Valentin Nikulin ... Sulpitius
Galina Artyomova ... Printzessa
Yuri Senkevich ... Printz
Stefan Iliev ... Ritzar (as Stefan Ilyev)
Svetlana Mojseyenko Svetlana Mojseyenko ... Zhaklin
Margarita Chudinova Margarita Chudinova ... Leonella
Galina Volchek ... Inn Hostess - Witch
Mikhail Pugovkin ... Ribak, Ribar
Stefan Pejchev ... Ribak, Ribar
Mikhail Yanushkevich Mikhail Yanushkevich ... The vagabond, Razboynijk
Andrey Fayt
Yuliy Fayt Yuliy Fayt
Krasimira Petrova Krasimira Petrova
Ivan Manov Ivan Manov
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As the story opens, a busful of tourists are touring Copenhagen. Their guide draws their attention to the beautiful statue at Langelinie. At that, the film's focus moves below the waterline, where several fish tell the story of ...

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G | See all certifications »

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Country:

Soviet Union | Bulgaria

Language:

Bulgarian | Russian

Release Date:

October 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Little Mermaid See more »

Filming Locations:

Batumi, Georgia See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Sovcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Haunting...
19 August 2002 | by MusidoraSee all my reviews

A lovely, haunting film reminiscent of the Czech film, THREE NUTS FOR CINDERELLA, RUSALOCHKA is a relatively faithful adaptation of Andersen's tale, "The Little Mermaid." In this film, the mermaid does not have to give up her voice to the sea hag, but she does exchange her blue hair for legs. There are other slight variations from the source story, but, for the most part, this is a very satisfying, touching retelling of the classic story for those of us who like our fairytales told properly without Calypso singing lobsters and valley-girl patter. As far as I know, this is only available in Russian.


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