part 1( prologue,act 1 & act 2) Feature animation film from Ivan Ivanov-Vano: after the opera of Rimski-korsakov.
The animation follows the libretto quite closely, The most important aria's, duets an chorusses are in it, The dialogs are spoken instead of sung, the story is shrunk a bit, mostly in the first act.
king winter and the spring fairy have a daughter the snow maiden. Her father is afraId one day her heart might get warm up for a guy, so he is very protective. her mother knows a teenage girl mustn't grow up alone. So she's aloud to live in the village in berendeys. Discovering love, her heart stays cold, untill she yourns for it to melt.
directed by Ivan Ivanov-Vano
directed by Alexandra Snezhko-Blotskaya
written by Oleg Leonidov, Alexandra Snezhko-Blotskaya, Ivan Ivanov-Vano
art director Nadezhda Stroganova