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What was that movie I watched in 1990??!!!

by Rosina Rossini
What was that movie I watched in 1990??!!! by Rosina Rossini
I’ve been trying to find/ figure out what movie I watched when I was 4 or 5 years old. It left a huge and lasting impression on me, and I’ve been trying to figure out what it was ever since. Nobody seems to remember anything like it, so I’m making this list of films that sound even remotely similar to what I remember, so that maybe, just maybe, a 26 year mystery might be solved. If anyone out there reads this, and remembers a film with an older/ adult person telling two kids about a woman that lives in an underground kingdom, falls in love with a human, goes out into the sun and turns to salt and starts crumbling, or turns to ice and starts… Read more

I’ve been trying to find/ figure out what movie I watched when I was 4 or 5 years old. It left a huge and lasting impression on me, and I’ve been trying to figure out what it was ever since. Nobody seems to remember anything like it, so I’m making this list of films that sound even remotely similar to what I remember, so that maybe, just maybe, a 26 year mystery might be solved.

If anyone out there reads this, and remembers a film with an older/ adult person telling two kids about a woman that lives in an underground kingdom, falls in love with a human, goes out into the sun and turns to salt and starts crumbling, or turns to ice and starts melting…. or maybe she was turned to crystal or ice? And there’s a rose that plays an important part in the love story which the grandfather type figure telling the story to the kids produces at the end. It’s so very close to “The Salt Prince”(1983), but that’s not it. I watched it either in 1989 or 1990, and it would have had to be either dubbed into Hebrew or an Israeli movie.

If you feel like being kind, and know which film this is, then please, please let me know.

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