Princess and the Pea (1976)

Genres - Children's/Family, Fantasy  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Legends  |   Run Time - 89 min.  |   Countries - USSR  |  
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Boris Rytsarev directed this sweeping 1976 Russian adaptation of the fairy tale classic The Princess and the Pea. Part of the Russian Cinema Council Collection, Printsessa Na Goroshine stars Alisa Frejndlikh and Andrei Podoshyan, and retells Hans Christian Anderson's beloved story of the prince who places a pea under the mattress of his would-be wives, in hopes of someday finding a woman who proves herself to be a real princess. With original dialogue in Russian, the film is available dubbed in English and French, and subtitled in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

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