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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1955)

Schneewittchen und die sieben Zwerge (original title)
Unrated | | Family, Fantasy, Romance | November 1965 (USA)
Snow White's mother, the Queen dies when she is born. Her father, the King, remarries a beautiful but vain lady. The new Queen has a magic mirror that she asks every day, who is the fairest... See full summary »

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Snow White's mother, the Queen dies when she is born. Her father, the King, remarries a beautiful but vain lady. The new Queen has a magic mirror that she asks every day, who is the fairest one of all? When it answers Snow White, the Queen is furious. Will handsome Prince Charming and the Seven Dwarfs be able to save Snow White from the wicked Queen's wrath? Written by phillindholm

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When the Evil Queen visits Snow White a second time holding a basket full of combs, she walks up to Snow White barefooted. She asks to sit down, and when she gets up she's wearing shoes. She leaves Snow White barefooted yet again. See more »

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A pretty exciting adaptation of Snow White.
9 March 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is the German-made movie adaptation of the famous fairytale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In addition to following the familiar story-line of the fairytale, it gives more emphasis on the setting, particular the elegant exterior scenes of Germany's Hohenschwangau Castle, where the film's palace is based out of, and the cast of characters. It shows a more chilling chemistry between Snow White and the Evil Queen, especially during the part where the Queen confiscates a necklace from Snow White, given to her by the Prince.

The movie places more emphasis on the huntsman, as you get to see more interaction between him and Snow White before the forest scene and the consequences he endured after letting Snow White go. There are also servant characters in the story and we see them react with fear during scenes of the Queen's wicked deeds.

The acting was particular well-done, but the movie's pacing does go quite slow at times. The plot could have used a little more action, but the added suspense to the fairytale makes this a pretty entertaining film.

Grade B-


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