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Red Riding Hood (1989)

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The faithful little girl must brave the forest and the big, bad wolf to bring her grandmother a basket of goodies in this musical version of the classic fairytale.

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Lady Jean
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Godfrey / Percival
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Dagger
Helen Glazary ...
Nanny Bess
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Badger Kate
Amnon Meskin ...
Peter
Julian Chagrin ...
Allen Owen
Haim Zehavy ...
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Stuart Kingston ...
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Danny Segev ...
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Aryeh Moskona ...
Villager (as Arie Moscuna)
Igor Borisov ...
Bartender
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The high spirited daughter of the village lord and her mother have been living in the forest for seven years near her wise grandmother. They wait for her father to come home, meanwhile, her literally heartless uncle rules. He sells his soul for the aid of an enchanted wolf who turns himself human in order to spy. As the tyranical lord begins to see his niece as a threat, he sends the wolf to deal with her. Written by Max Vaughn

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CANNON MOVIE TALES: Lavish, feature-length new versions of the world's best-loved storybook classics! See more »


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15 March 1989 (USA)  »

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Cannon Movie Tales: Red Riding Hood  »

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The US theatrical release was cancelled when Rumpelstiltskin (1987) flopped at the box-office. See more »

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Dagger: I love to hunt with the pack under a full moon... I love a romantic dinner by the sea... The two don't seem to go together, though.
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Version of The Outrage (1964) See more »

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You Won't Be Here in the Morning
Performed by Isabella Rossellini
Music by Stephen Lawrence
Lyrics by Michael Korie
Barclay Productions
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"You should never talk to strangers"
9 August 2002 | by (Arizona, USA/Hull, England) – See all my reviews

Finally, a movie that gives an explanation for the fact that when they cut open the wolf, Little Red Riding Hood is unharmed. True, the reason is an enchanted cloak, but it's better than nothing. I loved the songs "You Won't Be Here in the Morning" and "Never Talk to Strangers". The other thing that makes this version better then most Red Riding Hood stories is the supporting characters. They gave Red's parents and friends all lives that had nothing to do with her being eaten, yet kept to a basic plotline.


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