Obyknovennoye chudo / Ordinary Wonder (1979) Mark Zakharov, Oleg Yankovskiy, Irina Kupchenko, Evgeniy Leonov, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
A wizard invents characters who all come to life and start to arrive at his house: a King, his servants, a princes, a bear trapped in a man’s body – the usual lot. The Plot mainly rotates around the bear, who the wizard had turned into a man. The Bear, who wishes to be a bear once again, can turn into his old self if he were to kiss a princess.
Skazka o tsare Saltane / The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1967) Aleksandr Ptushko, Vladimir Andreyev, Larisa Golubkina, Oleg Vidov, Family, Fantasy
Due to the genius of the great Russian poet Pushkin, this tale has become known to children in many countries of the world. It is about the amazing adventures of the brave Tsarevich Guidon, the thirty three knights led by their elder, Chernomor, the beautiful Tsarevna Swan, bewitched by an evil sorcerer, and, of course, Tsar Saltan himself who had first ruined his happy family life, but later miraculously restored it.
Skazka o poteryannom vremeni / A Tale of Lost Times (1964) Aleksandr Ptushko, Oleg Anofriev, Grisha Plotkin, Sergei Martinson, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Kind and instructive tale of four evil wizards who decided to regain youth. But for this it was necessary to find people aimlessly waste their time. Luck smiled on them! They met four disorderly students. Wizards bewitched students and turned them into old people and themselves become children.
The Polar Bear King / Kvitebjørn Kong Valemon (1991) Ola Solum, Jack Fjeldstad, Maria Bonnevie, Tobias Hoesl, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
After his father is killed, King Valemon ascends the throne, only to be turned into a polar bear by a bitter witch who wants to be his queen. Valemon must find a bride in the seven year span that he’ll be a polar bear, and so he travels to Winterland and finds a wife to take home.
Alice or the last escapade / Alice ou la dernière fugue (1977) Claude Chabrol, Sylvia Kristel, Charles Vanel, Fernand Ledoux, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Alice Carol leaves her husband one rainy night, telling him that she does not love him anymore. She travels alone but when her windscreen breaks on a lonely road, she has to stop and seek help. She goes to a creepy manor and is welcomed by the owner, Henri Vergennes, and his butler, Colas. Alice is invited to spend the night in the house. The next morning, Alice can’t find the two men from he previous night but finds her car surprisingly fixed. She tries to leave but cannot find the gate. She stops the car and walks around the wall trying to find an exit but becomes increasingly worried with what she finds.
Slyozy kapali / Tears Were Falling (1983) Georgiy Daneliya, Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Nina Grebeshkova, Drama, Fantasy
One evening after a hard day at the office, Pavel Ivanovich Vasin starts to behave quite strangely to family and friends. He leaves home and for the next 24 hours continues to do strange things, until his granddaughter persuades him to have a good cry, after which he feels much better.
La Main du Diable / Carnival of Sinners (1943) Maurice Tourneur, Pierre Fresnay, Josseline Gaël, Noël Roquevert, Fantasy, Horror
A man arrives at an isolated mountain inn clutching a small box. The man is panic-struck when, during a sudden blackout, the box disappears. To the assembled guests at the inn he tells his tragic story. The man, Roland Brissot, was once a penniless artist who, one day, bought a talisman from the owner of a restaurant for one franc.
Kagerô-za / Heat-Haze Theatre (1981) Seijun Suzuki, Yûsaku Matsuda, Michiyo Ohkusu, Mariko Kaga, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Playwright Matsuzaki (Yusaku Matsuda) crosses paths with a beautiful woman on her way to the hospital who tells him a friend is dying. Frightened of a mysterious older woman who sells the fruit of the Chinese Lantern Plant – rumored to be distaff souls – she implores Matsuzaki to accompany her.
You Are Here (2010) Daniel Cockburn, Tracy Wright, Shannon Beckner, Richard Clarkin, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A fantasy about a reclusive woman who searches for meaning in the mysterious documents that keep appearing to her, turning her home into an archive. As realities collapse and intersect around here, she must make a final choice: is she a free agent, or just a tool of the archive?