Jacob GRIMM, Wilhelm GRIMM, Vasily LIVANOV, Yuri ENTIN
The first musical feature-film in the Soviet animation history based on the world famous Grimm Brothers fairy tale. A romantic and daring story with a hint of rebellion about Troubadour and Princess. Animal friends help him win Princess' heart in spite of her father's will. Created with rock-and-roll and hippie culture elements, this way too brave for 1969 artwork became immediately popular among viewers. Within the first two years following the film release, soundtrack sales reached 28 million copies.