Fantasia 3

Fantasia 3 (English: Fantasy 3) is a 1966 Spanish fantasy film directed by Eloy de la Iglesia. It is based on three fairy tales: Hans Christian Andersen’s "The Little Mermaid"; the 1900 children's novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum and "The Devil with the Three Golden Hairs" by the Brothers Grimm. Fantasia 3 was de la iglesia's first feature-length film

Fantasia 3
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byEloy de la Iglesia
Produced byManuel Caño
Screenplay byEloy de la Iglesia, Fernando Martín Iniesta
Based onStories by L. Frank Baum
Hans Christian Andersen
Brothers Grimm
StarringJuan Diego
Maribel Martín
Dyanik Zurakowska
Music byFernando García Morcillo
CinematographySantiago Crespo
Edited byJosé Luis Matesanz
Pan Latina Films
Release date
Running time
85 minutes
Box officeESP 6,146,219 (Spain)


The film is an adaptation of three fairy tales classics of children literature.

"The Maiden of the Sea" tells the story of Coraline, a mermaid who wants to be human after she falls in love with a Sailor Prince. "The 3 hairs of the Devil" tells the story of Tomasin, a young man of humble background, which a seer had a presentiment that he would marry the daughter of the king, who must perform a series of tests to avoid death, and marriage the princess is accepted by the king. "The Wizard of Oz" tells the story of Sylvia, a girl who get lost in the woods with her dog Toto, and along with her friends The Scarecrow, The Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion, have been snatched the brain, heart and courage, respectively. They go the Emerald City to request help from the Wizard of Oz adapting three children’s stories:, The three hairs from the devil and The Wizard of Oz.


The Maid of the Sea

  • Dyanik Zurakowska as Coralina
  • Jorge Palacios as the sailor Prince
  • Sergio Mendizábal as the King Rey
  • Argentina Cases as Princesa Astrid
  • Marisol García as Sirena
  • Antonio Casas as Neptuno

The three hairs from the devil:

The Wizard of Oz

  • Maribel Martín as Silvia
  • Manuel Andrés as Cowardly Lion
  • Javier de Campos as The Scarecrow
  • Italo Ricardi as The Tin Man
  • Antonia Mas as the mother
  • Luis Prendes as the Wizard of Oz

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