Snow White And The Huntsman

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The movie Snow White and the Huntsman was released in 2012 and directed by Rupert Sanders. The film is a new look into an old and beloved classic fairy tale: Snow White. Snow White, played by Kristen Stewart is the film ' main protagonist. Her dark villain is the evil Queen, Ravenna, portrayed by Charlize Theron. In this version of the tale, Snow White has escaped from the Queen all on her own and is desperate to get to Duke Hammond, the last hope for her country. Snow White has traveled across her country with the Huntsman at her side, played by Chris Hemsworth. The Huntsman has been sent to find and return Snow White alive, rather than be told to kill her. He is betrayed by the Queen and her men, and barely convinced by Snow White to…show more content…
Through the use of cinema, lighting, costumes and make up, as well as scripting, the filmmakers stake their point on this intense twist of events. Motionless and cold, Snow White is thought dead. The Prince 's kiss does not wake her and her she does not wake on their way to the Duke Hammond 's castle. She lies in a funeral Chamber within the Duke 's castle, now dressed in white and cleaned of her travel grime. Visiting her at her funeral bed, the Huntsman is distraught by his inability to keep her safe from harm. Having spent the night drinking, he is still dressed in his travel clothes, intent on leaving once the night is over. He now speaks to her resting form, telling her the story of his passed wife, a story he had refused to tell the princess previously. He compares Snow White to his wife, saying how they were alike in spirit and continues with how they both brought him from a version of himself he hated most. He circles around her as he speaks to her, explaining how his wife had been taken while he had been away. He continues as it becomes hardly for him to talk, his voice is trembling and growing thick with emotion. The Huntsman feels that both his wife and the princess deserved better than him, he apologizes to her form and closes the monologue with a kiss. Snow White remains unmoving, even as he leaves the chamber with soft steps. It 's just as he finally disappears from the scene that tears fall down her face,
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