Gretel & Hansel is a 2020 horror film directed by Oz Perkins.
Starring Sophia Lillis, Alice Krige, Jessica De Gouw, Charles Babalola, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Donncha Crowley, Jonathan Delaney Tynan, Melody Carrillo, Ian Kenny, Abdul Alshareef and others.
Orion Pictures on Thursday, January 02, 2020 released the trailer:
GRETEL & HANSEL Official Trailer (2020).
A baby that everyone in the village found to be the most precious falls terribly ill one winter. Her father took her to see an enchantress, who removed the illness but left a power within the girl. As she grew older, people in the village went to the girl because she had premonitions of the future. Because she knew everything ended in death, she used her power to kill people, including her father. The child was taken into the woods to be left alone, but she lured other children to a grim fate.
After their father's death, teenage Gretel (Sophia Lillis) and her younger brother Hansel (Samuel Leakey) are going to meet a man about a job as a housekeeper. Gretel meets with the man, but he makes his true intentions clear when he asks Gretel if she is still a virgin; the two leave without a job. At night, the siblings' mother rebukes Gretel for not doing what she had to do to get a job and help provide for them. She tells Gretel that she and Hansel must leave because there is no room left in the house, threatening to hack Gretel to bits if they don't leave immediately. The siblings flee their home and find a hut to sleep in for the night.
Suddenly, a ghoulish man arises and lets out a horrible scream and chases the siblings outside, attacking Hansel. Before he can get to Gretel, he is killed with an arrow to the head from a hunter (Charles Babalola), who takes the siblings into his home for the night and directs them toward others who can provide them with food and work. The following morning, the siblings go outside to forage and seek work. They get frustrated when they find nothing until Gretel spots some mushrooms. They turn out to be "magic" mushrooms that cause the two to laugh hysterically. Hansel then wanders until he finds a house that has a cake smell coming from it. Gretel follows as she hears what sounds like a girl's voice beckoning her, seen alongside "the Beautiful Child" being taken away in a carriage. Gretel tries to stop Hansel from going inside, but he goes anyway and appears to be taken by someone. Gretel tries to start a fire to break inside, but she is greeted by Holda (Alice Krige), the woman living inside. She invites the siblings inside for a meal and allows them to sleep there in exchange for work.
Here is the full cast and characters of Gretel & Hansel.
The film Gretel & Hansel was scheduled to be released on January 31, 2020 (United States) and on February 20, 2020 (Brazil, Portugal) by United Artists Releasing, Orion Pictures, Cinetopia, Digicine, Dutch FilmWorks (DFW), Encore Films, Forum Film Slovakia, Garage Play, Golden Village Pictures, Imagem Filmes, Kinepolis Film Distribution (KFD), Latam Pictures, Odeon, Paradise, Vértice 360 and Ascot Elite Entertainment Group.
The duration of the film is 87 minutes. With a budget of $5 million, the film grossed over $22 million.
The film Gretel & Hansel is rated with "PG-13" rating.
Gretel & Hansel filming. Principal photography began on November 9, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland, and wrapped in December 2018.
Gretel & Hansel got high rating from critics. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.
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