Call number: DVD-117


ROU, Aleksandr
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. Kuziurina
81 minutes
In Russian with optional dubbed versions and subtitles

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio 1.85:1
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).
Source Ruscico

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