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Hansel and Gretel - Fractured Fairy Tales

by ebreilly

e mother's desire to send them out in the woods to die, the threat that the witch might put the children into the oven, and the action which Gretel takes to dispatch the witch. While part of the pleasure here is in the imaginative and playful ways the story is retold, these choices also made the story more appropriate for Saturday morning television. By contrast, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters used the folk story as the basis for a contemporary action film, increasing the scenes of violence, allowing the protagonists to dispatch many witches in bloodthirsty ways using many different kinds of weapons. Part of the intended pleasure here may have to do with how the film takes a story now associated with the nursery room and stuffs it with "adult content."

Hansel and Gretel - Fractured Fairy Tales

A different version of the classic fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel"

from fractured fairy tales Hansel and Gretel (2009)
Creator: youtube user yiya bjm
Posted by ebreilly
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