Enchanting silent film recasts the Grimm fairytale to the bullrings of Spain.

  • by: Colin Covert , Star Tribune
  • Updated: April 25, 2013 - 3:28 PM

“Blancanieves” (the Spanish name for Snow White) is enchantment at 24 frames a second. Relocating the Grimm fairy tale to 1920s Spain, adding bullfighting and flamenco dancing to the mix, and shooting it in silent black-and-white, suggests some kind of camp folly.

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