Film

How Not to Rescue a Princess

Release date: 2010

Format: Animated feature film

Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Director: Sergey Glezin

Writer: Alexander Boyarskiy, Olga Nikiforova

Producer: Alexander Boyarskiy, Sergey Selyanov

Production: Russia

Production Companies: CTB Film Company, Melnitsa Animation Studio

Distributor: "Nashe Kino"

Length: 75 min.

Colour: Colour

Sound: Dolby Digital

Once the legendary beauty of oriental lands, the Queen of Shamakhi, wishing to repossess the magic charms she once had, sets off for the Temple of Eternal Youth. There she learns, however, that in order to achieve her goal she must water the Tree of Youth with tears of a thousand beautiful women.
Raven, the Queen’s advisor, suggests what he thinks is a straightforward plan for obtaining the tears. All the Queen needs to do is turn her magic gaze, which conquers the hearts of men, on the Prince of Kiev. He will fall in love with her. She will rule over Rus and make all Russian women weep.
Enter the three heroes—Alyosha Popovich, Ilya Muromets, and Dobrynia Nikitich, as well as Julius the Horse, Gorynych the Dragon, Granny, and Old Tikhon. An easy matter, think the three heroes. Plus they never turn down an opportunity to have a change of scene. But some things are easier said than done . . .

Film website: 3bogatirya.ru

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How Not to Rescue a Princess

Once the legendary beauty of oriental lands, the Queen of Shamakhi, wishing to repossess the magic charms she once had, sets off for the Temple of Eternal Youth. There she learns, however, that in order to achieve her goal she must water the Tree of Youth with tears of a thousand beautiful women.
Raven, the Queen’s advisor, suggests what he thinks is a straightforward plan for obtaining the tears. All the Queen needs to do is turn her magic gaze, which conquers the hearts of men, on the Prince of Kiev. He will fall in love with her. She will rule over Rus and make all Russian women weep.
Enter the three heroes—Alyosha Popovich, Ilya Muromets, and Dobrynia Nikitich, as well as Julius the Horse, Gorynych the Dragon, Granny, and Old Tikhon. An easy matter, think the three heroes. Plus they never turn down an opportunity to have a change of scene. But some things are easier said than done . . .

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