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The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963)
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The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963)
Original name: Королевство кривых зеркал
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors is a 1964 Soviet fairy tale film directed by Aleksandr Rou based on a story with the same name by Vitali Gubarev. Both the surreal story by Vladimir Gubarev, together with the 1964 film, written in a Through The Looking Glass style. Alice-type Soviet girl, named Olya meets her counterpart Yalo, while looking into the mirror. Yalo is an absolute antipode to Olya, for example where Olya is precise and neat, Yalo is absent-minded, careless, etc. The explicit plot relates to Olya learning to see herself differently, but this occurs through an experience in the Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors which serves as a mechanism for commenting on the ability of a society to manufacture a false reality.
Style: fairy tale, colourful, stylized, light, atmospheric, captivating, entertaining, humorous, clever, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, children, magic, magical, alternate reality, king, adventure, imagination, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, transformation, art, russian, getting home, save the kingdom, mirror, surrealism, bed, hole, twin
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, humorous, light and exciting films with plots about adventure, magic, family, imaginary, escapades, imaginary kingdom and good versus evil mostly in Fantasy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Kingdom of False Mirrors: A Tale of Lost Times (1964), A Very Old Story (1968), Frosty (1965), After the Rain, on Thursday (1986), Magic Silver II (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Tale of Lost Times (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four evil wizards succeeded to become young by using a time stolen from lazy kids. Now these kids who became seniors must act fast if they want to return to their real age.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, sincere, sentimental, light
Plot: spell, redemption, evil sorcerer, obstacle, chase, justice, transformation, hopes, youth, friendship, adventure, family relations ...
Place: soviet union
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A Very Old Story (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the famous fairytale "The Tinderbox" by Hans Christian Andersen.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: princess, king, escapades, magic, imagination, boy, happy ending, female stockinged legs, taking off shoes, pantyhose
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Frosty (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A fairy tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical step-mother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, atmospheric, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: winter, magic, family relations, family, parent child relationship, selfishness, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, soviet, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, wizards and magicians, show tunes ...
Place: russia
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After the Rain, on Thursday (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A palace steward conspires with bandits to kidnap an infant czar's son and an orphan adopted by the czar, replacing the prince with the steward's son. Two decades later the true prince and his foster brother are slaves in a quarry, the ...
Style: fairy tale, light, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, good versus evil, adventure, prison, parents and children, friendship, teenager, greed, heroes, dancer, singing, kidnapping ...
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Magic Silver II (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the harshest winter in memory, and the gnomes' very existence is in danger. Eager to help, Queen Fjellrose betrays one of their strictest rules and goes out looking for the Blue Horn, a magical instrument that can alter the weather.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, save the kingdom, prophecy, magic ...
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Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, friendship, knight, parallel world, danger, heroes, supernatural, kidnapping, heroic mission, hopes ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.
Style: fairy tale, light, colourful, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Place: kansas
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Baba Yaga (1973)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 74 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: fairy tale, folk tale, semi serious, stylized, absurd
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Duration: 95 min.
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
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Journey to the Christmas Star (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died ...
Style: captivating, fairy tale, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: entertaining, feel good, light, humorous
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37%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: fairy tale, semi serious, stylized, feel good, humorous
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31%
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Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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Duration: 82 min.
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Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
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Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
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