In this adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's longest story, the beautiful Snow Queen has captured two children and now keeps them apart. She has inserted a sliver of her own special ice ... See full summary »
The Snow Queen created the world of eternal winter where the polar wind cools human souls and clearness of lines obscure emotions. A girl named Gerda, her pet ferret Luta, and Orm the troll must save her brother Kai and the world.
We thought it was smashing! The style was apt. The atmosphere mystical. A work of creative genius. A modern reworking with a message that is still relevant. I,m surprised to read comments that decry this work as a television special when it is clearly a piece of work that stands on its own and needs no justification from me as to its existence.A charming tale.I think you need to watch out for this guy Gibbs as a director as he has vision, imagination and creativity and should not be buried under a weight of ill informed criticism, which hangs like an albatross around the necks of so many burgeoning British film directors with talent!
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