True to the Grimm's fairy tale.No suitor is good enough for the beautiful princess: Anyone who asks for her hand is rejected by her with haughty mockery. Only King Thrushbeard manages to break her arrogance and makes her his wife. Disguised as a beggar, he comes to the court and receives the princess as his wife. In a small, poor hut, he teaches her humility and finally lets her work unrecognized at his royal court until one day he organizes a party and puts her in an embarrassing position as a maid. Only when her arrogance is broken can she become queen.