Marya-Iskusnitsa (1960)

Genres - Children's/Family, Fantasy  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Legends  |   Run Time - 87 min.  |   Countries - USSR  |  
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In this fantasy, a kindly soldier finally gets to return home after spending many years at war. En route to his home he makes friends with many animals. He then meets up with a sad young boy whose mother has been stolen by the wicked czar of water because she is a talented weaver. He holds her captive in his underwater kingdom. Fortunately, the soldier and the child are helped on their quest by the czar's good hearted granddaughter.

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Czar, encounter, fairytale, granddaughter, homecoming, hostage, rescue, soldier, underwater, weaving