One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and ... See full summary »
Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves. And an enigmatic Indian hunter decides to help the girls, but one of the girls has been bitten by a werewolf. Brigitte and Ginger may have no one to turn to but themselves.Written by
The last installment of the "Ginger Snaps" films. See more »
The movie states it takes place in 1815. All of the rifles/muskets used in the movie are percussion locks, not flintlocks. The percussion cap was invented in the early 1820's. Percussion style rifles did not start becoming prevalent until the 1840's. In fact many of the "Northwest trading companies" produced flintlock trade guns well into the late 1880's. See more »
The Indians say the curse began in the time of the Ancients and was passed down through the blood of generations. There are legends of the Wendigo and the coming of the Red and the Black. Legends of the Day of Reckoning, when Death would consume the land, and good would face evil; of the day the curse would be broken forever - or grow stronger, and live on to plague generations to come. But ours was a story of survival; of two sisters bound by blood. A bond that would not be broken...
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The DVD release contains deleted scenes. The additional footage is as follows:
While looking for a set of keys, Finn tells the girls that he is a map maker. The girls ask what has happened at the fort. Finn doesn't answer them. They see a pile of werewolf drawings on a desk, and look at Finn questioningly. He says that the pictures are of old wives tales.
An extended dinner scene with additional dialogue amongst the men. Seamus says that the scripture has made Gilbert twisted. James loudly questions Hunter's motives for staying at the fort. Seamus defends Hunter. Hunter puts a knife to James' throat before letting him go. Rowlands begins to make a speech before being interrupted by the howling of werewolves outside.
Returning to the fort after helping Ginger escape, Brigitte is brought before Rowlands. Gilbert claims she is a disciple of the devil and will steal the souls of the men. Rowlands tells Brigitte that when he looked into his son's eyes before shooting him, he saw nothing. He then says that when he looks into Brigitte's eyes, he sees only her sister. He tells the men they can do what they want with Brigitte, and that he washes his hands of the whole thing.
An extended burial scene where Gilbert makes several veiled attacks towards Seamus' personal life.
Ginger snaps and Ginger snaps 2 are two cult movies not only for their intelligent stories and excellent performances.They transformed in cult movies,too,because they could make a lot with very little.Ginger snaps back is totally disappointing compared to the first two parts and it does not count with the great elements the first two parts have.This prequel(which is set in the beginning of the decade of 1800)is not logical.Brigitte and Ginger(the main characters)are exactly the same as they looked on the first two parts(which were set on the actuality).The weakest thing this film has is the story.While the first two movies had subjects about the menstruation(in the first part) and the repression of women(in the second one),this movie has not got an additional subject.The movie has not got the black humor the first two parts had and,sometimes,the movie has the risk of becoming absurd.I think this movie will work better for the people who did not see the first two parts.As for itself,Ginger snaps back is a good horror film but it is not something special.I found the performances very good.For people who saw the first two parts,it'll be a disappointment.But for new audiences,Ginger snaps back will be a good horror film.
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