Russia’s Ctb Set to Follow Hit ‘Upon the Magic Roads’ With ‘Nutcracker,’ ‘My Sweet Monster’

Russia’s Ctb Film Company, which celebrates its 30th anniversary next year, is set to follow its 2021 family adventure “Upon the Magic Roads” with two animated films, “The Nutcracker and the Magic Flute” and “My Sweet Monster.” The latter, scheduled for September release and already sold to several territories, including the U.S., Germany and France, will see a tantrum-prone teenage princess on the run, captured by the forest monster, whose peaceful existence is about to come to an end.

As neither of them is ready to compromise, tensions run high.“Besides the love story, there is a conflict between civilization – pictured in steampunk style – and nature.

Not to mention we have a lot of comic situations between the main characters,” the company’s founder Sergey Selyanov shares with Variety ahead of the film’s presentation at the Key Buyers Event, organized by Roskino.The same could be said about “Upon the Magic Roads,

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