Russophiles Unite! A Russian & Soviet Movie Podcast

Morozko [AKA Frosty AKA Father Frost AKA Jack Frost…] (Alexander Rou; 1964)

December 27, 2020

Carrie Pitts, Russian language & literature graduate, joins Ally Pitts to discuss this festive fairy tale adventure featuring winter wizard Ded Moroz and notorious witch Baba Yaga.

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