Gretel & Hansel

A grim fairy tale.


Gretel & Hansel
A long time ago in a distant fairytale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

87 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence, Horror).
Fantasy, Horror, Thriller.

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Credits

Cast
Sophia Lillis, Alice Krige, Jessica De Gouw, Charles Babalola, Samuel Leakey, Ian Kenny, Abdul Alshareef, Manuel Pombo
Director
Oz Perkins
ScreenplayRob Hayes
MusicRobin Coudert
CinematographyGalo Olivares
EditingJosh Ethier, Julia Wong
SoundtrackListen to samples or get it right now on Amazon

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SA distributorEmpire Entertainment
Made in2020
Produced byOrion Pictures, BRON Studios, Creative Wealth Media Finance, Wild Atlantic Pictures, Automatik Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreHorror
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone (sic)
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsContains scenes of horror.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for disturbing images/thematic content, and brief drug material
Runtime87
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
2
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
5
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
1
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
1
Violence
4
Sex
1
Language
1
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
17 critics
13
Rottentomatoes critics
81 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
13
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
14
CommonSenseMedia
Jeffrey M. ANderson quote iconWomen take power in arty, violent fairy tale adaptation.
19
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconWhile it gets some points for what works -- not to mention an always welcome brisk running time of under 90 minutes -- you'll likely feel it leaves too much potential, not to mention genuine scares on the table.
8

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
64 users
9
Rottentomatoes users
2248 users
4
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
4
IMDB
4494 Netizens
11
The Movie DB
Community
11

Average .. 54%

11

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