In a fresh twist to the fairy tale, the huntsman is ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed but ends up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the evil queen. This is the tale of ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’, thisaction adventure movie is to be released at the Majestic cinema, Colombo.
Directed by Rupert Sanders and written by Evan Daugherty, the film stars comprise of Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron.
In the alternative world of the Middle Ages, the ruthless Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron) has conquered several European kingdoms and plans to take over the Kingdom of England, but she realizes that her stepdaughter, Snow White, with lips red as blood, hair black as night, and skin white as snow (Kristen Stewart), is destined to surpass her not only as the “Fairest of them All,” but also as the kingdom’s successor.
The Queen learns from her Magic Mirror on the wall (Christopher Obi) that the only way to remain in power and be on the throne is to consume Snow White’s heart and achieve immortality. But Snow White manages to escape into the Dark Forest and Queen Ravenna summons the Huntsman Eric (Chris Hemsworth) to kill Snow White.
Eric, however, takes pity on the young princess and teaches Snow White unique skills in the art of war. Now, with the aid of eight dwarves, knights from England, and her childhood love Prince William (Sam Claflin), Snow White begins a powerful revolution to kill her wicked witch of a stepmother once and for all.
The film will be opened at ‘Platinum’, Majestic Cineplex on June 1 and will continue at ‘Ultra’ from June 8 onwards.