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Barbara the Fair with the Silken Hair (1970)

Varvara-krasa, dlinnaya kosa (original title)
A Czar who attempts to trick a creature that demands tribute from him into taking a fisherman's baby instead of his newborn heir. Complications arise when the daughter of the creature, Barbara, requests a human suitor to find true love.

Director:

Aleksandr Rou
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mikhail Pugovkin ... Tsar Yeremei
Georgiy Millyar ... Chudo-Yudo
Anatoliy Kubatskiy ... Afonya
Lidiya Korolyova ... Praskoveya
Aleksei Katyshev ... Andrei Yeliseyevich (as Andrei Katyshev)
Sergey Nikolaev ... Andrei Yeliseyevich
Tatyana Klyuyeva ... Varvara-krasa
Varvara Popova ... Stepanida
Aleksandr Khvylya
Boris Sichkin
Valentina Ananina
Vera Petrova
Anastasiya Zueva ... (as Anastasiya Zuyeva)
Vera Altayskaya Vera Altayskaya ... Veselushka
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roman Yurev-Lunts Roman Yurev-Lunts ... Ali Guseyn
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A Czar who attempts to trick a creature that demands tribute from him into taking a fisherman's baby instead of his newborn heir. Complications arise when the daughter of the creature, Barbara, requests a human suitor to find true love.

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

30 December 1970 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Barbara the Fair with the Silken Hair See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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much better than other kid movie
5 May 2003 | by lerelieurfouSee all my reviews

yes those kind of fairy tales (he produced a lot) brought up by Alexander Row are very so funny and surrealist in a sense...i saw this movie and some other of his on tv, french-dubbed in family-oriented programs but his casting and humour is so odd... Could compare almost to Svankmajer. And in bonus, the movie is stuffed with russian songs, kinda traditionnal russian folk type of music. Much more authentic than modern pseudo-gypsy movies... not to miss 8/10


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