History Film / SnowWhiteATaleOfTerror

18th Nov '16 9:19:02 PM captainpat
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* WomanInBlack: Claudia tends to wear black when she is doing witchcraft. The most noteworthy instance, though, is when she is disguised as a crone, especially as she is sitting next to Lilli who is wearing white.
17th Apr '16 8:38:30 AM Zark
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** Realism got thrown out of the window even earlier than that, when Lilli's nanny was killed by supernatural force.
27th Aug '14 3:12:32 PM Brontesaurus
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* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: Mostly averted. Claudia forces herself on an injured Friederich as part of a spell. He doesn't seem to mind but it still technically counts as MaritalRape. But it's presented as a sign of Claudia's villainy and provides no Fanservice.

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* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: Mostly averted. Claudia forces herself on an injured Friederich as part of a spell. He doesn't seem to mind but it still technically counts as MaritalRape.MaritalRapeLicense. But it's presented as a sign of Claudia's villainy and provides no Fanservice.
15th Aug '14 4:05:17 AM Morgenthaler
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''Snow White: A Tale of Terror'' is a 1997 adaptation of the [[Literature/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs Snow White]] fairytale, attempting to take the story back to its gothic and grotesque roots. It stars Creator/SigourneyWeaver, MonicaKeena, Gill Bellows and Sam Neill. The film opens with a carriage accident, fatally wounding the pregnant noblewoman Lilliana Hoffman. Her husband Lord Frederich (Neill) is forced to perform a medieval C-section to save the baby girl, who is named Lilliana after her mother. Seven years later, Lilli's father is to marry another woman, Lady Claudia (Weaver). The new stepmother is a nice woman but Lilli does not like her and turns up her nose at any attempts at friendship Claudia makes. Nine years after that, Claudia suffers a miscarriage and is rendered unable to have other children. She becomes convinced that Lilli is her enemy and tries to have her killed. Lilli escapes into the forest and hides out with seven gold miners, outcasts from the kingdom.

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''Snow White: A Tale of Terror'' is a 1997 adaptation of the [[Literature/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs Snow White]] fairytale, attempting to take the story back to its gothic and grotesque roots. It stars Creator/SigourneyWeaver, MonicaKeena, Creator/MonicaKeena, Gill Bellows and Sam Neill.Creator/SamNeill. The film opens with a carriage accident, fatally wounding the pregnant noblewoman Lilliana Hoffman. Her husband Lord Frederich (Neill) is forced to perform a medieval C-section to save the baby girl, who is named Lilliana after her mother. Seven years later, Lilli's father is to marry another woman, Lady Claudia (Weaver). The new stepmother is a nice woman but Lilli does not like her and turns up her nose at any attempts at friendship Claudia makes. Nine years after that, Claudia suffers a miscarriage and is rendered unable to have other children. She becomes convinced that Lilli is her enemy and tries to have her killed. Lilli escapes into the forest and hides out with seven gold miners, outcasts from the kingdom.
29th Apr '14 7:06:50 AM Catbert
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* CreepyRavens: Villainess Claudia's pet and familiar is a raven.



* RavensAndCrows: Claudia's pet and familiar is a raven.
17th Mar '14 2:05:59 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* BigBadassWolf: They even have glowing yellow eyes.
13th Feb '14 6:22:03 AM fausto
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* DeadpanSnarker: Claudia gets some zingers. "Brought someone to keep you company" (addressed to an inverted cross when he drags her husband's unconscious body into the Church).

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* DeadpanSnarker: Claudia gets some zingers. "Brought someone to keep you company" (addressed to Jesus on an inverted cross crucifix when he drags her husband's unconscious body into the Church).
29th Dec '13 7:08:01 PM blueranger
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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: Older Lilli's first scene is her wondering what's out in the world beyond her home. Congratulations you get nearly murdered and forced to hide out in the woods with seven outcasts.


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* CompressedHair: It's a running gag that the servant girl Ilsa keeps forgetting to tuck her mass of curls under her cap.


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* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: Mostly averted. Claudia forces herself on an injured Friederich as part of a spell. He doesn't seem to mind but it still technically counts as MaritalRape. But it's presented as a sign of Claudia's villainy and provides no Fanservice.


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* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: Inverted. Snow White ''was'' a princess in the original fairytale but is simply a daughter of a nobleman here.


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* EvilCostumeSwitch: Claudia's outfits get a bit more vampy after her FaceHeelTurn.


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* {{Irony}}: Lilli rebuffs Claudia's advances for years until the miscarriage. She tries to patch things up with her afterwards. However the miscarriage is what sends Claudia over the edge and turns her against her stepdaughter.
** The doctor in the group is not the one [[spoiler: who revives Lilli by performing the Heimlich manoeuvre]] and tells the one who does to leave her, convinced that she's dead.


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* LettingHerHairDown: Claudia doesn't start wearing her hair down until after her FaceHeelTurn.


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* TheLostLenore: The first Liliana Hoffman for Freiderich.
31st Oct '13 9:39:49 PM Umi
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* BirthDeathJuxtaposition: Lilli cries for the first time seconds after her mother dies. Later, Claudia's child is born dead. [[spoiler: Claudia later seeks to reverse this, wanting to kill Friedrich to give her child life.]]
31st Oct '13 9:33:23 PM Umi
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* HeroesWantRedheads: Friedrich and Lilli both fall for redheads. Later subverted by Lilli when she instead finds herself attracted to dark-haired Will.
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