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Red Riding Hood (1988)

Unrated | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 1988 (USA)
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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Amelia Shankley ...
Linet
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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 (as Julian Joy-Chagrin)
Haim Zehavy ...
1st guard
Stuart Kingston ...
Villager
Danny Segev ...
Villager
Aryeh Moskona ...
Villager (as Arie Moscuna)
Igor Borisov ...
Bartender
Barbara Allen ...
Lady in Castle
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Storyline

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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Cannon Movie Tales: Red Riding Hood  »

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Percival's "Why have you cut your hair?" to Lady Jean was not in the original script, but was added when Isabella Rossallini, who kept her hair in an iconic short bob for the majority of her career, was chosen for the role. The directors felt an explanation was needed for why a medieval woman would have such short hair, and the implication of the line was that Jean cut her long hair in mourning for her missing husband. See more »

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Nanny Bess: No, daughter, no. Just because I know a few things, that doesn't make me a witch. But just to be on the safe side, let's keep this a secret. Agreed?
Linet: Agreed.
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Version of Rashomon (1950) See more »

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Good at Being Bad
Performed by Rocco Sisto
Music by Stephen Lawrence
Lyrics by Michael Korie
Barclay Productions
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A Very Good Fairy Tale Film!!!!!!!
23 July 2003 | by (Jackson,MS) – See all my reviews

This is one great Cannon Movie Tale.I just recently saw it.The music is very professional sounding and doesent sound cheesy like some of the other Cannon Movie Tales do.

The plotline is a little screwed up.It does have an intriging backstory featuring the Lynette(Red Riding Hood) character's uncle(Craig T Nelson).

This film boasts a terrific music score by Stephen Lawrence.It elivates the film so much and makes it seem more like a real film than a children's movie.

The film has a nasty and frightening atmosphere that might scare the little ones.Children 6 and up will not find it scary. This film is a must see or buy.It is worth a blind buy.That's what I did just because I love the Cannon Movie Tales.It is worth it!Get It NOW!!!!


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