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 ...
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In a Nordic hamlet, Kay and Gerda are best friends, bonding over things like growing roses in a greenhouse. But the evil snow queen gets a hold on him, first from far, then kissing Kay to ... See full summary »
The ageless tale of a beautiful young princess whose jealous stepmother orders her killed so that she will be 'the fairest in the land.' When the huntsman takes pity on her, he takes her to the house of the seven dwarfs.
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 into the eye of the boy, so that his heart will turn to ice and will be a proper match for hers. The boy's sister, meanwhile, has won free and attempts to find her brother. When she does, the warmth of her love for him melts his frozen heart and defeats the Snow Queen decisively.
After many adaptations of Andersen fairy tale, it seems not real posible for a new film to give something new. but "Lumikuningatar" does that. in admirable manner. first virtue - the actors and theirs good performances. the second - the landscapes. not the last - the cultural references. and the tension. and, sure, the Snow Queen, remembering Kabuku theater. a film who gives new sparkles to a well known story. in delicate, precise, convincing manner. and this defines this film who preserves the flavor of old text, proposing its individuality as the inspied way for enrichi the universe fascinating generation by generation. it is not easy to say than is the best adaptation or a memorable one. it is enough to define it as remarkable. because this is the right word for this real beautiful film.
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