Gretel & Hansel is a 2020 dark fantasy horror film directed by Oz Perkins.
The starring cast includes Sophia Lillis, Charles Babalola, Jessica De Gouw, Alice Krige, Samuel Leakey, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Donncha Crowley, Jonathan Delaney Tynan, Melody Carrillo, Ian Kenny and others.
Orion Pictures on Thursday, January 02, 2020 released the trailer:
GRETEL & HANSEL Official Trailer (2020).
A baby girl in a village falls ill and is not expected to survive. The father takes the child to see an enchantress, who removes the illness but leaves power within the girl. The villagers go to the girl, as she grows up, to hear her premonitions, but she uses her power to kill people, including her father. She is taken into the woods to be abandoned. There, she lures other children to their deaths. She becomes known as the Beautiful Child (Giulia Doherty).
The scene shifts to teenaged Gretel (Sophia Lillis) and her younger brother, Hansel (Samuel Leakey), after their father's death. They meet a man about a housekeeping job, but he reveals his true intentions by asking Gretel if she is still a virgin. The children leave without work. Their mother rebukes Gretel for not helping provide for them and threatens to kill Gretel if they do not leave the house. The siblings flee and find a hut to stay for the night, but a ghoulish man appears and attacks Hansel. A hunter (Charles Babalola) saves the siblings and takes them to his home. The next morning, the siblings go out to forage and seek work. Hansel is drawn to a house with the smell of cake coming from it. Holda (Alice Krige) invites them inside for a meal and allows them to sleep there in exchange for work. Holda sends Hansel to the woods to practice his skills with an axe while keeping Gretel indoors. Hansel is happy but Gretel grows suspicious of Holda. She sees a vision of the Enchantress (Melody Carrillo) and hears children's voices. Holda shows Gretel how to tap into her powers as a witch. Hansel also sees a vision of the Enchantress and an inverted pentagram carved into a tree.
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), on February 20, 2020 (Brazil, Portugal) and on July 9, 2020 (Germany) by United Artists Releasing, Orion Pictures, Capelight Pictures, Cinetopia, Digicine, Dutch FilmWorks (DFW), Elevation Pictures, Encore Films, Forum Film Slovakia, Golden Village Pictures, Imagem Filmes, Joyncontents Group, Kinepolis Film Distribution (KFD), Latam Pictures, Movie Cloud, Odeon, Paradise Group, Polyfilm Verleih, Roadshow Films, Times Media Films, Vertigo Releasing, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Roadshow Entertainment, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Vértice 360 and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.
The duration of the film is 87 minutes. With a budget of $5 million, the film grossed over $21.8 million.
The film Gretel & Hansel is rated with "PG-13" rating.
Gretel & Hansel filming. Principal photography began on 9 November 2018 in Dublin, Ireland, and wrapped up in December 2018.
Gretel & Hansel got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.3/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 65/100. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.
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