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Tři oříšky pro Popelku - Three Wishes for Cinderella [ENG subs]

"Three Wishes for Cinderella" ("Tři oříšky pro Popelku") is a Czechoslovak-East German fairy-tale film directed by Václav Vorlíček (1930-2019) in 1973. It is based on the fairy tale "O Popelce" which is a Bohemian variation of the classic Cinderella fairytale written by Božena Němcová (1820-1862). After debuting in Soviet Union on November 1 (1973) and in Czechoslovakia on November 16, the film had its international premiere in East Berlin in March 1974. "Three Wishes for Cinderella" is still a popular Christmas holiday film in many European countries nowadays.

Saxana — The Girl on a Broomstick

"The Girl on the Broomstick" ("Dívka na koštěti") is a 1972 Czechoslovak fantasy-comedy film directed by Václav Vorlíček (1930-2019) and based on a book by Hermína Franková (b. 1928). This movie is about a young witch Saxana who has the enthusiasm but lacks the right talent. As a result, she's kept at school for 300 years and at some point, being bored, she finds a way to enter the world of humans for 48 hours. There she meets Peter who takes her with him to school... and the adventures begin.

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