Four mobsters sit in a diner, late one night, and listen to a fifth explain to them that the fairytale "Little Red Riding Hood" is actually all about the importance of teaching children sex education. He then regales his captive audience with the 'authentic', 'uncensored' version of the tale where Red is sent off to see the Wise Woman Of The Woods (an unseen witch-like grandmother) who will teach her sex education because her own mother is too embarrassed. Because she enters the woods without learning the dangers that await her, she meets the Wolf - a handsome prince-like man who is secretly a shape-shifting man-eater. The rest of the tale plays out as per normal except the Woodcutter doesn't make his entrance (because he was added by the Brothers Grimm to facilitate a happy ending) and Red is raped and then ripped to pieces by the Wolf. The Gangsters wrap up their evening and, utterly depressed, get ready to leave when the storyteller quips: "Did I ever tell you what really went down... Written by
The film is 13 minutes long, features 13 actors, cost $13,000NZ to make and took just over 13 months to complete. See more »
Also in the final shot, the candles have mysteriously extinguished themselves. See more »
Like Snow White - the way the story used to go, Prince Charming finds Snow White lying in her coffin in the woods. And he doesn't kiss her on the cheek. He fucks her!
Even though everyone thinks she's dead?
Yeah, even though everyone thinks she's dead. Charming thinks she'd dead, but he still fucks her! He's a creepy motherfucker!
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The opening titles are animated using stylized renderings of smoke, lit-cigarettes, a moon-rise and a wolf disguised as a mobster. See more »