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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1979 - 18.26 August

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Category: Edition 1979

The Tsar's carriage leaves the city. The young Tsarina remains alone to await the return of her husband. Summer and winter pass but the tsar does not return. Meanwhile, on the night of Christmas Eve, the Tsarina gives birth to a child. One day the Tsarina sees her dear and long-awaited husband return. She runs towards him, but her heart can not bear such great joy and falls to the ground. The Tsar is sorry but finds consolation in his beautiful daughter who looks so much like his mother. The young girl is very selfish. Spend his days mirroring himself in a magic mirror to make sure that she is truly the most beautiful in the world and the mirror always repeats it to her. she becomes bigger and more beautiful and one day the mirror tells her that the most beautiful woman in the world is a princess. The czarina becomes livid and decides to get rid of her by ordering her maid to take her into the forest to tie her to a tree so that the wolves could eat her. But the woman lets her go while the tsar and the engaged prince look for her in vain. The princess arrives at the palace of seven brothers who host her as a sister. The tsarina questioned the mirror discovers it and sends the maid to bring her a poisoned apple. The girl eats it falls as dead and is placed on a bed with a crystal lid. Her prince Elissey finds her, kisses her, wakes her up. The Tsarina sends guards to kill them but the seven brothers help them. They return happily to the palace where the Czarina dies of displeasure.

Category Official Competition
Festival Awards Special Prize (1979)
Section Official Competition
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 76'
Production Year 1979
Nationality U.S.S.R.
Directed by Vladimir Gorikker
Screenplay Vladimir Gorikker
Music A. Kogan
Main cast Irina Alfyorova, Aleksandr Kirillov, Lyudmila Drebnyova, Andrey Aleshin, Aleksandr Andrusenko

 regista vladimir gorikkerVLADIMIR GORIKKER