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Mermaid (2007)

Rusalka (original title)
In Moscow, a young woman disappears after falling in love with a new man.

Director:

Anna Melikyan

Writers:

Anna Melikyan (screenplay), Natalya Nazarova
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7 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mariya Shalayeva ... Alisa Titova
Evgeniy Tsyganov ... Aleksandr Viktorovich 'Sasha'
Mariya Sokova Mariya Sokova ... Alisa's mother
Anastasiya Dontsova Anastasiya Dontsova ... Young Alisa (as Nastya Dontsova)
Veronika Skugina Veronika Skugina
Irina Skrinichenko Irina Skrinichenko ... Rita - Sasha's girlfriend
Albina Evtushevskaya Albina Evtushevskaya ... Alisa's grandmother
Oksana Borisova Oksana Borisova
Ivan Nikolaev Ivan Nikolaev
Igor Savochkin
Igor Yatsko Igor Yatsko ... Alisa's chief
Igor Uryvaev Igor Uryvaev
Sergey Chirkov Sergey Chirkov
Maksim Konovalov Maksim Konovalov
Tomas Motskus Tomas Motskus
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Storyline

The fanciful tale of an introverted little girl who grows up believing she has the power to make wishes come true. She must reconcile this belief with reality when, as a young woman, she journeys to Moscow and grapples with love, modernity and materialism. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

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Trivia

Russia's 2009 Academy Awards official submission to Foreign-Language Film category. See more »

Quotes

Alisa Titova: And you, do you have a lot on the moon?
Aleksandr Viktorovich 'Sasha': I don't need to escape anywhere, i feel bad enough here.
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Connections

Featured in Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema (2018) See more »

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Odin telefonny zvonok
Written and Performed by Lera Masskva
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Believe in mermaids
29 September 2011 | by MermaidMelissaSee all my reviews

This was a good interpretation. It's the type of movie that I hope opens the imagination to it's viewers and allows you to believe in the unbelievable -if only for a moment. Even though I only viewed this film because it relates to my career field as a mermaid, I liked the feel of the project and can tell this one might have taken a while to plan and come up with. It is more of an adult type of audience more than what you might imagine and if you are hoping for an actual mermaid like in Disney you will be sadly disappointed. Not every film needs to be a replica of the next and this goes into its own direction and interpretation of how to use the word mermaid to tie in it's storyline.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Russia]

Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian | Mandarin

Release Date:

22 November 2007 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Anapa, Russia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,700,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,431,983
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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