Varvara-Krasa, dlinnaia kosa [Barbara the Fair with the Silken Hair]
Tsentral´naia kinostudiia detskikh i iunosheskikh fil´mov imeni M. Gor´kogo, 1969; released 30 December 1970
Screenplay Mikhail Chuprin, with Aleksandr Rou, based on Zhukovskii's ballad 'Skazka o tsare Berendee'
Photography Dmitrii Surenskii
Music Arkadii Filippenko
Tsar Eremei Mikhail Pugovkin Chudo-Iugo, also a Tsar Georgii Milliar Afonia, a clerk Anatolii Kubatskii Proskov´ia, his wife Lidiia Koroleva Andrei, the fisherman's son Aleksei Katyshev Andrei, the Tsar's son Sergei Nikolaev Barbara the Fair Tat´iana Kliueva Stepanida, the nurse Varvara Popova Pirates Aleksandr Khvylia, L. Potemkin, A. Tsinman, I. Leongarov Suitors Boris Sichkin, I. Baida, R. Iur´ev Fisherman's wife Valentina Anan´ina Melan´ia, the Tsaritsa Vera Petrova Merry old woman V. Altaiskaia Teller of folk tales Anastasiia Zueva Wetnurse E. Kuziurina81 minutes
|Languages||Menu languages: Russian, English and French
Optional Dubbed versions in French and English. Voicevoer version in Spanish.
Optional subtitles in Russian, English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Japanese.
|Features||Under 'Ruscico', see 'Archive Ruscico', and 'Museum Ruscico'.
'Archive Ruscico' has three subsections:
a] Filmographies for the director, Aleksandr Rou, the director of photography, Dmitrii Surenskii and the actors Mikhail Pugovkin, Georgii Milliar and Anatolii Kubatskii.
b] Photo Album of scenes from the film.
c] Video data Ruscico, which is 'Mastera skazochnykh chudes', a 2 minute unsubtitled report of Rou at work.
'Museum Ruscico' has information on various folkloric characters and concepts.
'Muzykal´naia shkatulka' has 'Vremena goda', 'Pesnia piratov' and 'V skazochnom lesu'.
'Khronika' has information about Rou and this film (2 minutes).
Original 1969 trailer for the film (4 minutes).