Snow White and the Huntsman

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Overview

The enchanting Snow White Kristen Stewart joins forces with the fierce Huntsman Chris Hemsworth, who was recruited by the diabolical Queen Charlize Theron to kill the fair beauty, and together they fight to rid their kingdom of evil in this bold new take on the fairy-tale classic from commercial director Rupert Sanders. Obsessed with being the fairest woman in the land, the Queen learns that Snow White will soon surpass her in beauty, and seeks to achieve immortality by consuming the young girl's heart. But the ...
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Note: Snow White and the Huntsman was nominated for Best Achievement in Costume Design, and Best Achievement in Visual Effects

Overview

The enchanting Snow White Kristen Stewart joins forces with the fierce Huntsman Chris Hemsworth, who was recruited by the diabolical Queen Charlize Theron to kill the fair beauty, and together they fight to rid their kingdom of evil in this bold new take on the fairy-tale classic from commercial director Rupert Sanders. Obsessed with being the fairest woman in the land, the Queen learns that Snow White will soon surpass her in beauty, and seeks to achieve immortality by consuming the young girl's heart. But the Huntsman is the only one capable of braving the dark forest to seek out Snow White. Threatened with death should he refuse to follow his order, the Huntsman finds Snow White, and begins training her for the arduous battle ahead. Meanwhile, a handsome prince Sam Claflin falls hopelessly under Snow White's spell. Ray Winstone, Ian McShane, Eddie Izzard, Bob Hoskins, Toby Jones, Eddie Marsan, and Stephen Graham co-star as the seven dwarfs.
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Special Features

A new legend is born: Director's vision comes to life; A costumer's dream; Building the world; Stunt time with the stars; The magic behind the epic; Feature commentary with director Rupert Sanders
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/11/2012
  • UPC: 025192122248
  • Original Release: 2012
  • Rating:

  • Source: UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Language: English, English
  • Time: 2:08:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 19,090

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kristen Stewart Snow White
Chris Hemsworth The Huntsman
Charlize Theron Ravenna / The Queen
Sam Claflin Prince
Sam Spruell Finn
Ian McShane Caesar
Peter Ferdinando Black Knight
Eddie Izzard Tiberius
Bob Hoskins Constantine
Ray Winstone Trajan
Nick Frost Nion,
Steven Graham Nero
Eddie Marsan Hadrian
Toby Jones Claudius
Johnny Harris Quert
Brian Gleeson Gus
Vincent Regan Duke Hammond
Liberty Ross , Snow White's Mother
Noah Huntley , King Magnus
Christopher Obi Mirror Man
Lily Cole Greta
Rachael Stirling Anna
Hattie Gotobed Lily
Raffey Cassidy Young Snow White
Xavier Atkins Young William
Anastasia Hille Ravenna's Mother
Izzy Meikle-Small Young Ravenna
Elliot Reeve Young Finn
Mark Wingett Thomas
Jamie Blackley Iain
Dave Legeno Broch
Matt Berry Percy
Greg Hicks Black Knight General
Andrew Hawley Guard on Duty
Joey Ansah Aldan
Gregor Truter Duke's Commander
Tom Mullion Soldier
Technical Credits
Rupert Sanders Director
Andrew Ackland-Snow Art Director
Hossein Amini Screenwriter
Colleen Atwood Costumes/Costume Designer
Lucy Bevan Casting
Laurie Boccaccio Associate Producer
Gloria S. Borders Executive Producer
Sarah Bradshaw Co-producer
Conrad Buff Editor
Alastair Bullock Art Director
Amy Byrne Makeup
Neil Corbould Special Effects Supervisor
Evan Daugherty Original Story, Screenwriter
Michael A. Dawson Special Effects Supervisor
Brian Emrich Sound/Sound Designer
Paula Fairfield Sound/Sound Designer
John Frankish Art Director
Greig Fraser Cinematographer
Oliver Goodier Art Director
John Lee Hancock Screenwriter
Warren Hendriks Sound/Sound Designer
James Newton Howard Score Composer
Uxue Laguardia Makeup
Ai-Ling Lee Sound/Sound Designer
Sam Mercer Producer
Chris Munro Sound Mixer
Shane Paish Makeup
Stacey Panepinto Makeup
Palak Patel Executive Producer, Producer
Erin V. Ramos Special Effects Supervisor
Rhythm & Hues Studios Animator
Stuart Rose Art Director
Joe Roth Producer
Alexander Seaman Special Effects Supervisor
Neil Smith Editor
Dominic Watkins Production Designer
Richard Whelan Asst. Director
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Snow White and the Huntsman
1. Chapter 1
2. Chapter 2
3. Chapter 3
4. Chapter 4
5. Chapter 5
6. Chapter 6
7. Chapter 7
8. Chapter 8
9. Chapter 9
10. Chapter 10
11. Chapter 11
12. Chapter 12
13. Chapter 13
14. Chapter 14
15. Chapter 15
16. Chapter 16
17. Chapter 17
18. Chapter 18
19. Chapter 19
20. Chapter 20
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Snow White and the Huntsman
   Play
      Play Theatrical Version
      Play Extended Edition
   Scenes
   Bonus
      A Legend is Born
      Feature Commentary with Director Rupert Sanders, Visual Effects Supervisor Cedric Nicolas-Troyan and Co-Editor Neil Smith: On
      Feature Commentary with Director Rupert Sanders, Visual Effects Supervisor Cedric Nicolas-Troyan and Co-Editor Neil Smith: Off
   Setup
      Spoken Language
         English 5.1
         Español 5.1
         Français 5.1
         Feature Commentary with Director Rupert Sanders, Visual Effects Supervisor Cedric Niclas-Troyan and Co-Editor Neil Smith
         DVS (Descriptive Video Service)
      Subtitles
         English SDH
         Español
         Français
         Subtitles: Off
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted October 12, 2012

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    That didn't mean I didn't love the movie any less. When I first heard about this I was super excited. I prefer this over Mirror Mirror, tone wise. This has a darker tone to the fairy tale which I found more interesting and dark and just worth watching. While I loved the setting, the soundtrack, the atmosphere and costumes, I don't know why but, maybe it was because my expectations were high. Concerning the story I expected more from it and had questionable moments that weren't quite answered. Overall the movie was still enjoyable and Kristen Stewart does a pretty good job here. Acting wise it went from good to over the top. Ravenna and Finn were interesting villains.

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  • Posted September 20, 2012

    Start with a well-known children's fairy tale, then reimagine it

    Start with a well-known children's fairy tale, then reimagine it as a fully-fleshed-out fantasy story. Get writers, a director, and some good CG people. Fill it with a cast of talented actors. Then replace the lead actress, the heart of the piece, with a flat cardboard cut out..... I know it's all the trend these days to bash on Kristen Stewart, but honestly, her complete-lack-of-performance kills what might have been a pretty good film.

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  • Posted September 13, 2012

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    Let¿s take a moment to re-imagine the classic fairy tale, Snow W

    Let’s take a moment to re-imagine the classic fairy tale, Snow White, as something other than the whimsical version we all know. The story remains much the same-- A noble King and Queen give birth to a lovely daughter/ Shortly thereafter the Queen dies, and in all his grief, our King takes on a beautiful new bride. Little does the King know this will be his undoing, for his new wife, Ravenna, is an evil, man-hating sorceress. Soon the King is dead, Snow White is imprisoned and our quiet kingdom plunged into darkness and despair. With a little bit of “Mirror, mirror on the wall” action, Ravenna learns just how much her and Snow White’s fates are intertwined. Snow will bring about Ravenna’s destruction or she’ll bring her total immortality. Naturally, you can guess which option Ravenna prefers. But in this version of the tale, Snow isn’t as helpless as her Disney counterpart. She manages to escape her cell and goes on the run through the big, bad forest. Ravenna is mad, like steaming mad, so she enlists the dashing (but drunk) Huntsman to capture our much revered, Snow. During their epic journey, both the Huntsman and Snow White discover the grandeur of the destiny they’re bound to fulfill and learn just how much they need one another. In a world full of reboots, it’s hard to keep a fresh perspective but Rupert Sanders somehow managed to pull it off in Snow White and the Huntsman. He’s turned this familiar tale into a medieval epic adventure and made our seemingly docile heroine a total warrior. He has a distinctive and original directing style and its quick-cut nature works with the story he’s decided to tell. I like what Sanders has done here and it works given the darker nature of the source material. The original Grimm story was not a happy one--it was dark and foreboding and, well, grim. I like that he wasn’t afraid to take it to a darker place and he did so without losing the magic and whimsy of Disney’s version. There are still dwarves and magic mirrors and poisoned apples and they all fit naturally in their own way. Without a doubt, this is the type of movie you want to watch in a movie theatre. One of the movie’s stronger elements was the great cast. What more could you want out of a movie featuring the likes of Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth and Kristen Stewart? Okay, majority of the cast is strong—I admit, I’m not a big fan of Stewart. I feel like she plays the same wide-eyed, mumbling girl in every movie she’s in. She barely registers any kind of emotion and when she does, it’s virtually indistinguishable from any other emotion. Theron as the Queen Ravenna, on the other hand, she made that movie. Every time she came on screen, I just couldn’t tear my eyes away. Not only was she absolutely stunning, she was utterly terrifying. I feared for the lives of everyone she came into contact with. She brought evil to a whole new level and it was frightening. But where the main cast was lacking, the supporting cast certainly succeeded. With the talents of Bob Hoskins, Ray Winstone, Nick Frost and Sam Spruell it’s hard to go wrong. They own the screen and some of the movie’s better moments are thanks to them. Despite its set-backs, I think Sanders has crafted a beautiful and strong retelling of Snow White. Overall, I think the Grimm brothers would be proud.


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  • Posted September 7, 2012

    The producers from Alice in Wonderland--Paleks Patel and Joes Ro

    The producers from Alice in Wonderland--Paleks Patel and Joes Roth--made this movie waayyy better than the former. Ravenna exaggerated too much and Snow White and the Huntsman didn't get too many lines, but the cinematography is gorgeous.

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