• Released
  • March 29, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 44 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Art House/Foreign

Modern silent film re-tells classic

By JimJabu
Written December 20, 2014
If you’re looking for a happy ending, stop here. This original and imaginative version of the Snow White tale gives great acting, excellent photography, and a wonderful original musical score, but it doesn’t provide that happy ending we’ve come to expect, and that may turn off many viewers. The film is silent, apart from the music and occasional sound effects. Kudos go to Maribel Verdu (wicked stepmother), Daniel Gimenez Cacho (bull-fighting father), Angela Molina (grandmother), and Sofia Oria as the young Snow White. The film won 10 Spanish Oscar awards and was nominated for another 8. The Hollywood Reporter said “the broad-strokes storytelling is generally brisk, lucid and imaginative”. The NY Times said the film “deftly blends cinematic antiquarianism, period atmosphere, and primal emotions”
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A Spanish Fairy Tale

By sjzevon
Written March 31, 2013
Beautifully filmed and imaginative. Well acted though somewhat preposterous. With so little around at this time it is worth seeing.
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Blancanieves

By prossx
Written March 31, 2013
Absolutely fascinating - mesmerizing
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By Michaelrbn
Written April 29, 2013
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Stunning!!!

By love_great_movies
Written April 26, 2013
A fresh and surreal take on a classic fairy tale that is nothing short of spell-binding. The human condition is exposed in technicolor.....be ready for a magic carpet ride with characters that will draw you into their life's struggles as they reveal themselves in the lush, passionate and visually enchanting world that Pablo Berger has created for this story. A stunning movie to watch that will leave with you as you walk out of the theater....and revelations about the human heart that will leave you doing inventory on your own...
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