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Grimm
     

Grimm

Director: Alex VanWarmerdam

Cast: Halina Reijn, Jacob Derwig, Carmelo Gómez

 
Written and directed by Alex van Warmerdam, Grimm is an absurdist, decidedly black take on the Hansel and Gretel story. Set in modern day Holland, Grimm centers around siblings Marie (Halina Reijn) and Jacob (Jacob Derwig), who were sent to the forest under the pretext of gathering firewood while, unbeknownst to them, their impoverished family

Overview

Written and directed by Alex van Warmerdam, Grimm is an absurdist, decidedly black take on the Hansel and Gretel story. Set in modern day Holland, Grimm centers around siblings Marie (Halina Reijn) and Jacob (Jacob Derwig), who were sent to the forest under the pretext of gathering firewood while, unbeknownst to them, their impoverished family left for parts unknown. Before long, Marie and Jacob learn of their abandonment; all that is left from their parents is a brief note advising them to go to Spain and take up residence with their uncle. The first setback comes in the form of a smarmy farmer (Frank Lammers) who forces Jacob to have sex with his obese wife (Annet Malherbe). Shortly afterwards, Marie turns to prostitution, but Jacob intervenes before she goes too far. Eventually, the siblings find a moped and take off for Spain -- only to find out that their uncle has died. When a wealthy surgeon (Carmelo Gomez) falls for Marie, the broke siblings' prospects seem to be looking up once gain. Unfortunately for them, the ultimate consequence of Marie's quickie marriage is nothing either of them would have imagined. ~ Tracie Cooper

Product Details

Release Date:
09/20/2005
UPC:
0037429211724
Original Release:
2003
Rating:
NR
Source:
Homevision
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:43:00

Special Features

Digital transfer for 16:9 televisions; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound; Selected scene commentary by director Alex van Warmerdam; Exclusive interview with Alex van Warmerdam; "Painting" (1986): Animated short by Alex van Warmerdam; Original artwork galleries by Alex van Warmerdam; Theatrical trailers; Liner notes by film critic Edward E. Crouse

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Halina Reijn Marie
Jacob Derwig Jacob
Carmelo Gómez Diego
Elvira Mínguez Teresa
Ulises Dumont Luis
Frank Lammers Actor
Annet Malherbe Actor
Teresa Berganza Actor
Johan Leysen Actor
Peggy Sandaal Actor
Jaap Spijkers Actor
Laura Cepeda Actor

Technical Credits
Alex VanWarmerdam Director,Score Composer,Screenwriter
Wouter Barendrecht Executive Producer
Bina Daigeler Costumes/Costume Designer
Pelegrin De Simon Production Designer
Tom Erisman Cinematographer
Camilla-Valentine Isola Casting
Stefan Kamp Editor
Miguel Lopez Production Designer
Annet Malherbe Casting
Miguel Lopez Pelegrin Production Designer
Peter Plamman Sound/Sound Designer
Leonie Polak Costumes/Costume Designer
Marc van der Bijl Asst. Director
Roberto van Eijden Sound/Sound Designer
Marc van Warmerdam Producer
Michael J. Werner Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Grimm
1. Into the Forest [8:23]
2. Gingerbread House [7:21]
3. Booby Trap [1:59]
4. Under the Bridge [7:53]
5. Destination Spain [2:34]
6. Change of Clothes [4:09]
7. Uncle Cabron [1:58]
8. Cold Soup [7:35]
9. Diego Dickhead [6:23]
10. Jacob and Sofia [6:35]
11. The Dutch and the Spanish [4:38]
12. Marital Discord [6:43]
13. Minus a Liver [5:37]
14. Escape Route [3:58]
15. Ghost Town [11:22]
16. The Return of Diego [7:19]
17. Bucket Head [3:33]
18. End Credits [4:32]

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