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Hansel and Gretel (1987)

Not Rated  |   |  Family, Musical, Fantasy  |  24 December 1989 (West Germany)
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Based on the fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel are trapped in the deceptively decorated house of the witch Griselda who wishes to fatten Hansel so that he may be baked ... See full summary »

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Based on the fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel are trapped in the deceptively decorated house of the witch Griselda who wishes to fatten Hansel so that he may be baked into a delicious gingerbread treat. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Sugar and spice... and a witch who's not so nice! See more »


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Cannon Movie Tales: Hansel and Gretel  »

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This was the first and last time David Warner sang in a movie. See more »

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A gingerbread man is shown on the left side of the screen during the end credits. At the very end, he winks at the audience. See more »

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Version of Hansel and Gretel (1958) See more »

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Sugar and Spice
Music by Engelbert Humperdinck
from opera "Hänsel und Gretel"
Music Adaption by Michael Cohen
Lyrics by Enid Futterman
Performed by Cloris Leachman
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Brilliant film
11 June 2006 | by (Cheshire, England) – See all my reviews

I watched this film when I was about 6 or 7 and absolutely loved it. I used to rent it along with two other films from the same company, Puss in Boots and Snow White. When I was about 11 the video shop closed down and since then I have been searching for this film. I can still remember the words to the songs and I am now 21! Finally I have found a copy of it and cannot wait til I get it. I'm sure my son will enjoy it as much now as I did then. It is well recommended for children of all ages, although some children may find the witch a little frightening, it just depends on the child. It is a hard film to find but I would recommend looking for it and the other titles I mentioned earlier, it will be a well loved film for children and for adults!


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