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Shepherd Yanka (1977)
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Shepherd Yanka (1977)
Original name: Marinka, Yanka i tayny korolevskogo zamka
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 127 min.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: village, king, prince, old man, fiancee, shepherd, groom, elderly man

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A Very Old Story (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
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The Devil's Bride (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young Stepan saves his beloved princess Stepanka to marry Lucifer due to the promise her parents, the King and the Queen, did to the Evil as reword for the help he provided to the Queen to get pregnant.
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The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1967)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
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Duration: 87 min.
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Once Upon a Brothers Grimm (1977)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Brothers Grimm collected German folk and fairy tales in Germany during the early 19th century; eight of their best known stories are presented in this anthology.
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The Snow Queen (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Finnish live action adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, The Snow Queen. The tale centers on the struggle between good and evil as experienced by a little boy and girl, Kai and Kerttu.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: child in peril, children, snow
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Beauty and the Beast (1976)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A beautiful girl agrees to marry a hideous, deformed beast and live in his castle in order to save her father's life.
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How to Wake a Princess (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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Story: The king Dalimil and the queen Eliska waited to see a longed-for offspring - a daughter Ruzenka. But Eliska's envious and bad sister Melánie curses her. When Ruzenka becomes 17 years old she will prick her finger and she will fall asleep for ...
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Sleeping Beauty (1990)
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love's first kiss.
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