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For anyone who ever wondered just what was really going on in the minds of the Brothers Grimm as they penned their fantastic and phantasmagorical tales, New Zealand filmmaker Florian Habicht offers a highly stylized take on some of the most imaginative tales ever penned. Every good fairy tale is pregnant with perversion and rife with ominous subtext. In the land of Woodenhead, however, conventional fairy-tale logic is turned on its head as the human subtleties that often help children relate to these strange stories are forced into the rearview mirror by the overwhelming power of humankind's most twisted instincts. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi


Tony Bishop
as Goerdel
William Stanners
as Evil Child Vandal
Mardi Potter
as Voice of Plum, Waitress
Matthew Sunderland
as Gustov the Strongman
Steve Abel
as Voice of Gert
Jacqueline Wilson
as Circus Performer
David Hornblow
as The Tramp
Kerryn McMurdo
as Circus Dancer
Alexa Wilson
as Circus Performer
Lutz Halbhubner
as Radio Announcer, Voice of Goerdel
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  • An exquisitely photographed and earthily haunting film by a young German expatriate who didn't leave his Expressionist heritage behind.

    Feb 7, 2007 | Full Review…
  • The film is a singular achievement, if not one suited to all tastes and sensibilities. It's a creation on the order of David Lynch's Eraserhead (1977) or Guy Maddin's Tales From The Gimli Hospital (1988).

    Jun 2, 2006 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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