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Gretel & Hansel (2020)

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Critic Consensus: Gretel & Hansel's rich visuals satisfy, even if this adaptation of a classic fairytale gets a little lost in the woods on the storytelling front.

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A long time ago in a distant fairytale countryside, a young girl (Sophia Lillis, It) leads her little brother (Sammy Leakey) into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

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Cast

Jessica De Gouw
as Young Holda
Charles Babalola
as The Hunter
Ian Kenny
as Mounted Knight

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Critic Reviews for Gretel & Hansel

All Critics (109) | Top Critics (15)

[A] visually gruesome and beautiful bildungsroman that gives the classic story new life.

December 29, 2020 | Full Review…

This is Young Adult horror at its finest.

February 3, 2020 | Full Review…

If Gretel & Hansel doesn't turn out to be one of the year's genre highlights, 2020 will be a very good year at the movies indeed.

February 3, 2020 | Full Review…

Gretel & Hansel is not the fairy tale you know.

February 3, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

On the plus side, this has very striking production design and impressive cinematography... [But] it's bleak where it should be intense. It's stylish, but not very scary.

January 31, 2020 | Full Review…

Like Perkins' previous efforts, his latest operates on mood and atmosphere over narrative, and it's one that lacks mainstream appeal. The film is mesmerizing style over substance, but one that transports you if you're open to its high-concept spell.

January 31, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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