The Scarlet Flower: Russian Film

There have also been some references to The Scarlet Flower, a Russian Beauty and the Beast tale. The film--without dubbing or subtitles, alas--is available on YouTube, broken into three chapters. I am linking them here for your viewing pleasure. I haven't watched them in their entirety, but they are as beautiful visually as everyone claims. This one is available on DVD with English dubbing as Mikhail Baryshnikov's Stories From My Childhood, Vol. 4: Beauty & the Beast. And before anyone thinks I didn't know, there is also an English language picture book of the tale, out of print unfortunately, The Scarlet Flower: A Russian Folk Tale.

The other chapters:


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