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Special edition of the contemporary South Korean classic Hansel And Gretel coming to Blu-ray
By James Whittington, Friday 29th June 2018
Hansel and Gretel Box art for Bluray release from 88 Films

88 Films turns its attention to South Korea with a special edition of the remarkable terror title Hansel And Gretel!

Originally unleashed in 2007, whereupon it was favourably compared to the nightmarish fairy tale visions of Guillermo Del Toro (most notably his Pan's Labyrinth), this is one of the defining moments of the Korean wave and a horror shocker that 88 Films are delighted to bring back to British stores!

Directed by Pil-Sung Yim (Scarlet Innocence) and photographed by Ji-yong Kim (A Bittersweet Life), Hansel And Gretel has a husband crash on the road and lose his wife - only to stumble into the house of three young children who begin to reveal a shocking secret and a deadly dreamscape that he may never escape from!

Updating an old European fairy tale favourite but adding a sense of unparalleled unease, Hansel And Gretel comes back to UK Blu-ray with a bundle of new special features:

Audio Commentary with Director Pil-Sung Yim and Calum Waddell
Introduction by Director Pil-Sung Yim
Interview with Cinematographer Ji-yong Kim (A Bittersweet Life, Okja, The Age of Shadows)
Interview with VFX Director Jung-seong-jin
Interview with Production Designer Ryu Seung-hie
Teaser Trailer
Trailer
Reversible sleeve


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