Kniga Masterov

Kniga Masterov (The Book of Masters) (film) Disney’s first locally-produced film in Russia, a children’s adventure based on well-known Russian fairy tales and characters. An ancient prophesy is about to come true, putting the world in danger. The Stone Princess will break free from the tower to conquer the world with her evil magic. By coincidence the fate of the world is in the hands of Ivan who will have to face many challenges. Ivan can give the Princess magic powers that can help her rule the world but he can also defeat her to save his sweetheart Katya. Many dangers await Ivan in his adventure as he gets to meet the traditional characters of Russian fairy tales–Baba Yaga, Mermaid, Koschey Bessmertny and many others. Directed by Vadim Sokolovsky. Released on October 29, 2009, with the highest-grossing opening for a family film ever in Russia. Cast includes Maxim Loktionov (Ivan), Liya Azhedzhakova (Baba Yaga), Mariya Andreeva (Katya), Irina Apeksimova, Olga Aroseva, Dmitriy Demyanenko, Mikhail Efremov.