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“Blancanieves”: Silent, Fairytales Can Come True

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Are faux silent movies the new (old school) animation? Calculated or lucky, Pablo Berger’s “Blancanieves” arrives on the crest of a genre resurgence, conflating the most resilient of the tales collected by the Brothers Grimm (and turned into a cartoon feature by Walt Disney) with an Oscar winning stunt. Anachronism lives: It’s “Snow White” meets “The Artist” in old Seville.

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  1. In Grimm’s version it is Little Snow-white’s lungs and liver that the stepmother demands of the huntsman as proof of the girl’s death.

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