Scarlet Sails -
Directed by Alexander Ptushko, Screenplay by A. Yurovsky and S. Nagorny
"...So-called miracles are made with one's own hands."
Scarlet Sails is master director Alexander Ptushko's adaptation of the romantic novella written by Alexandr Grin in the 1920's. This is a charming story of believing in dreams. It is a tale of a young girl, Assol, who dreams that one day a prince will sail up to her small fishing village, in a ship with red sails, and take her away. She holds fast to her dream, in spite of the taunting she receives from the villagers, and the ending is a happy one.
Soviet Union / Color / 84 minutes / Russian with English-French-German-Italian subtitles / 4:3 / NTSC, All regions / 1961