An Englishman returns after nine years abroad and tells strange stories of the tiny people of Lilliput, the giants of Brobdingnang, the flying island Laputa and the Houyhnhnms, a race of intelligent horses.
A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great queens Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants and goblins.
An American spends his holiday in Ireland, where he is introduced to the world of magical creatures like leprechauns and fairies. In a subplot, a forbidden love story blossoms between leprechaun Mickey and fairy Jessica.
Born from a drop of blood in a flutter of apple blossoms, and framed in ebony, a young girl named Snow White becomes the blessing of a loving peasant couple, John and Josephine. But with her birth comes a curse and the end of her mother's life. Left alone with an infant daughter, John braves a brutal winter in search of food for his starving angel. Salvation comes unexpectedly when the father's tears melt the frozen tomb of a bewitched creature, the Green-Eyed One. In thanks, the insinuating beast grants John three wishes: nourishment for Snow White, a kingdom in which to raise his family and a queen by his side. But John's cause for celebration is short-lived. For the Green-Eyed One has devious plans for the well-being of his own family. Owing his loathsome spellcasting daughter, Elspeth, a long-awaited wish, he encourages her desires for appointment to the throne. A kingdom to rule is hers for the waiting, the new King John is hers for the belittling and a luscious little ...Written by
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The prince-turned-bear plot is actually taken from "Snow-White and Rose-Red", another German fairy tale also collected by the Brothers Grimm. See more »
What does that mean? Beautiful. I hate that. Beautiful. Do a person's outsides have anything to do with them being kind or... or considerate, or careful towards others? No. Or gentle or generous? No. Or loving or giving or just or wise.
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the best thing - a version who escapes from the ordinary expectations. the special effects. and Miranda Richardson who has the perfect science to give to her role force and seduction. a real surprise - Kristin Kreuk as a real different Snow White. her performance is a real surprise because she gives new nuances to a role who seems be easy victim of clichés. a film who use in smart way the humor and the grace of story, the darkness and the seduction. and who reminds the original emotion when you discovers the fairy tale for the first time. this is all.
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