EXCLUSIVE: 'Blancanieves' Clip Reimagines Snow White As A 1920s Matador − No Bull

Movieline.com
EXCLUSIVE: 'Blancanieves' Clip Reimagines Snow White As A 1920s Matador − No Bull

blanca

The German fairytale Snow White gets a retro reinterpretation in Pablo Berger's enchanting Blancanieves. Set in 1920s Spain and shot as a black-and-white silent film, the ivory-skinned beauty in this update (lush-lipped Macarena García) doesn't just do housework for a pack of idiosyncratic little dudes. She follows her beloved father's footsteps into the corrida to become a revered matador. 

There are dwarves, however, a wicked stepmother (Maribel Verdú, from Pan's Labyrinth)  and a poison apple, although, as you can see from the clip,  Blancanieves doesn't fall for the evil trick right off the bat.

Snow White, The Matador

Follow Frank DiGiacomo on Twitter.

Follow Movieline on Twitter.

Get more from Movieline.com Follow us on Twitter, Facebook

View Comments