Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a musical format that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel-all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them.Written by
Overall, the screen adaptation by James Lapine is fairly close to his original stage musical. The only large change is the replacement of the Narrator, using the Baker's voiceover for the narration. Another noticeable change is the cut of the Mysterious Man, some of whose lines are reassigned to the Witch. See more »
The Witch can use magic to teleport, and therefore would not need to climb Rapunzel's hair to get into the tower. However, we have no idea what magical powers she is prepared to reveal to Rapunzel. It is quite possible she does not want to be thought of as a witch. See more »
Oh, if life were made of moments, even now and then a bad one - But if life were only moments, then you'd never know you had one.
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There are no opening credits. The title does not appear until the end of the film. See more »
Clearly people did not realize that this was a play first. This isn't some animated bubble gum pop Disney movie. And if that's what you are expecting then don't come. Watch the play from the 80's before you come see this so you understand what this movie is about. This adaption has a great cast and great music. The scenery is also impressive. If you're looking for something that actually has character you can get behind, than I encourage you to view this film. If you're looking for a singing dog or something...this isn't the movie for you. This isn't frozen or lion king. Just because Disney is in connection with it doesn't mean it's something you bring your 3 year old to. They would get bored. It's more of an adult thing and has a good view fr each character. It does jump around to characters. But it's to try and connect their stories together
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