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Brothers Grimm R2 Ws (Uk Import) - Gilliam, Terry
Releasedatum: 13 maart 2006
Director Terry Gilliam, who brought his magical storytelling talents to such films as 'Time Bandits' and 'The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen', sets his sights on 'The Brothers Grimm', turning their life into a playfully grim fairy tale all its own. Set in early 18th Century French-occupied Germany, 'The Brothers Grimm' stars Matt Damon as Will Grimm and Heath Ledger as Jake Grimm - siblings who travel the countryside as snake-oil salesmen, convincing unsuspecting towns that they are haunted and agreeing to get rid of their demons for a price. In the meantime they set their tales down in writing creating a wealth of oddball, offbeat and frightening characters. But after they are caught out as tricksters by General Delatombe (Jonathan Pryce) and his sidekick Cavaldi (Peter Stormare), they are sent to the tiny village of Marbaden to solve the mysterious disappearance of a number of young girls - placing them in the middle of a fantasy world unlike any they'd ever invented! They enlist the help of peasant woman Angelika (Lena Headey), and they set off for the evil forest to save the lives of the girls... and themselves. Gilliam has once again built a unique, entertaining land where anything can happen and he throws in references to such Grimm tales as Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, Rapunzel, and the Frog Prince for good measure. 'The Brothers Grimm' movie also features Mackenzie Crook and Richard Ridings as the Grimms' cohorts, Monica Bellucci as the Mirror Queen, and Julian Bleach and Bruce McEwan as two of Cavaldi's henchmen.

DVD Extra's:
Feature Commentary. 12 Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary (14:43). Bringing The Fairytale To Life (Behind-The-Scenes). The Visual Magic Of The Brothers Grimm (8:25).

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