Appendix A

 

This is a detailed chart demonstrating the relations between the story and plot of Red Riding Hood (dir. Catherine Hardwicke, Warner Bros. Entertainment, 2011) and Red Riding Hood (2011) by Sarah Blakley-Cartwright—following Bordwell’s chart describing The Killers (1946) (195-96).

 

Fabula

Present

a.    Suzette was in love with Adrian, but was arranged to marry Cesaire

b.    Lucy was born soon after the wedding, but she was not Cesaire’s but Adrian’s daughter

c.     Valerie’s first encounter with the Wolf (seven years old)

d.    Harvest, where Valerie meets Peter again after ten years, Wolf night (seventeen years old)

e.     Peter tells Valerie that she was promised to marry Henry, Wolf murder

f.     Lucy is dead, Adrian leads a Wolf hunt, Father Auguste calls for Father Solomon

g.     Valerie receives the red cloak from her Grandmother

h.    Adrian is killed by the Wolf, Father Solomon arrives

i.      Lucy and Adrian’s funeral

j.      Festival, Wolf attacks the village, Suzette is hurt, Wolf asks Valerie to run away with him

k.    Solomon thinks Claude is the Wolf, Roxanne tries to bribe Solomon into letting her brother go by telling him that Valerie is a witch

l.      Valerie is imprisoned, Henry and Peter plan to rescue her together, Claude was killed

m.  Valerie is taken to the altar as a bait for the Wolf, but Henry frees her

n.    Wolf almost gets Valerie, but she finds refuge at the church on holy ground, Solomon injures her, then Solomon is killed because the Wolf bit him

o.    Valerie wakes from a nightmare in which her Grandmother was the Wolf, sets out to check on her, and meets Peter in the woods

p.    Valerie is frightened by Peter, and stabs him

q.    Valerie finds her father at her Grandmother’s, who says that he killed her because she found out he was the Wolf, and explains how he had been hiding that he was the Wolf

r.      Peter shows up, Cesaire bites him, and Cesaire is killed by the two

s.     Valerie and Peter put stones in Cesaire’s stomach, and throw him into the river, then Peter leaves, because Cesaire’s bite will turn him into a Wolf, and he does not want to endanger Valerie

t.      Valerie lives alone and secluded in her Grandmother’s house in the middle of the forest, and Peter is watching over her in Wolf form

 

Plot of the film                                                                                                    Plot of the novel

Present

Past

 

 

Present

Past

 

1. Wolf night, but Valerie does not meet it

 

c.

 

PART I

1. Valerie’s first encounter with the Wolf (age of 7)

 

c.

2. Peter tells Valerie that she was promised to marry Henry, Wolf murder

 

e..

 

2. Harvest, where Valerie meets Peter again after ten years, Wolf night (seventeen years old)

 

d.

3. Lucy is dead, Adrian leads a Wolf hunt, Father Auguste calls for Father Solomon

 

f.

 

 

3. Suzette tells Valerie that she also had to marry someone she was not in love with

a/1

 

4. Suzette tells Valerie that she also had an arranged marriage

a/1

 

4. Peter tells Valerie that she was promised to marry Henry, Wolf murder

 

e.

5. Valerie receives the red cloak from her Grandmother

 

g.

 

PART II

5. Lucy is dead, Adrian leads a Wolf hunt, Father Auguste calls for Father Solomon

 

f.

6. Adrian is killed by the Wolf, Father Solomon arrives

 

h.

 

6. Valerie receives the red cloak from her Grandmother

 

g.

 

7. Valerie realizes that Adrian was her mother’s love

a/2

 

7. Adrian is killed by the Wolf, Father Solomon arrives

 

h.

8. Festival, Wolf attacks the village, Suzette is hurt, Wolf asks Valerie to run away with him

 

j.

 

8. Lucy and Adrian’s funeral

 

i.

9. Solomon thinks Claude is the Wolf, Roxanne tries to bribe Solomon into letting her brother go by telling him that Valerie is a witch

 

k.

 

9. Festival, Wolf attacks the village, Suzette is hurt, Wolf asks Valerie to run away with him

 

j.

10. Valerie is imprisoned, Henry and Peter plan to rescue her together, Claude was killed

 

l.

 

PART III

10. Solomon thinks Claude is the Wolf, Roxanne tries to bribe Solomon into letting her brother go by telling him that Valerie is a witch

 

k.

11. Valerie is taken to the altar as a bait for the Wolf, but Henry frees her

 

m.

 

11. Valerie is imprisoned, Henry and Peter plan to rescue her together, Claude was killed

 

l.

12. Wolf almost gets Valerie, but she finds refuge at the church on holy ground, Solomon injures her, then Solomon is killed because the Wolf bit him

 

n.

 

12. Valerie is taken to the altar as a bait for the Wolf, but Henry frees her

 

m.

13. Valerie wakes from a nightmare in which her Grandmother was the Wolf, sets out to check on her, and meets Peter in the woods

 

o.

 

13. Wolf almost gets Valerie, but she finds refuge at the church on holy ground, Solomon injures her, then Solomon is killed because the Wolf bit him

 

n.

14. Valerie is frightened by Peter, and stabs him

 

p.

 

14. Valerie wakes from a nightmare in which her Grandmother was the Wolf, sets out to check on her, and meets Peter in the woods

 

o.

15. Valerie finds her father at her Grandmother’s, who says that he killed her because she discovered that he was the Wolf

Cesaire explains how he had been hiding that he was the Wolf

q.

 

BONUS CHAPTER

15. Valerie is frightened by Peter, and stabs him

 

p.

 

16.  Cesaire tells Valerie that Lucie was Adrian’s daughter

b.

 

16. Valerie finds her father at her Grandmother’s, he killed her because she realized he was the Wolf

Cesaire explains how he had been hiding that he was the Wolf

q.

17. Peter shows up, Cesaire bites him, Valerie kills her father

 

r.

 

17. Peter shows up, Cesaire bites him, Peter kills Cesaire

 

r.

18. Valerie and Peter put stones in Cesaire’s stomach, and throw him into the river, then Peter leaves, because Cesaire’s bite will turn him into a Wolf, and he does not want to endanger Valerie

 

s.

 

18. Valerie and Peter put stones in Cesaire’s stomach, and throw him into the river, then Peter leaves, because Cesaire’s bite will turn him into a Wolf, and he does not want to endanger Valerie

 

s.

19. Valerie lives alone and secluded in her Grandmother’s house in the middle of the forest, and Peter is watching over her in Wolf form

 

t.

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix B

 

This is a detailed chart demonstrating the relations between the story and plot of Snow White and the Huntsman (dir. Rupert Sanders, Roth Films, 2012) and Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) by Lily Blake—following Bordwell’s chart describing The Killers (1946) (195-96).

 

Fabula

Present

a.    Ravenna’s mother links Ravenna to her brother, Finn, by magic, making them young forever

b.    Ravenna’s village is attacked and her mother is murdered

c.     Ravenna has a habit of killing her husbands, so that they could not use her

d.    Snow White’s mother pricks her finger on the thorn of a rose and wishes for a child with white skin, red lips and dark hair

e.     Snow White’s mother gets ill and dies

f.     King Magnus finds a captured woman, Ravenna, after a battle

g.     King Magnus, Ravenna and Snow White live happily together

h.    Snow White plays a lot with her friend, William

i.      King Magnus marries Ravenna

j.      Ravenna kills King Magnus and imprisons seven-year-old Snow White

k.    Eric’s wife, Sara, is murdered

l.      Ten years later, the Queen wants to kill Snow White, because she could break her spell, but Snow White escapes the castle and hides in the Dark Forest

m.  Queen Ravenna orders Eric, a drunkard huntsman, to find Snow White, in exchange for bringing his wife back from the dead

n.    When Eric, Finn and the other soldiers find Snow White in the woods, Eric realizes that he had been tricked into helping the Queen, so he turns against the soldiers

o.    Eric and Snow White are travelling through the Dark Forest

p.    William finds out that Snow White is alive and sets out to find her

q.    Snow White and Eric reach the end of the Dark Forest

r.      Outside the forest, Snow White and Eric reach a village, and Eric decides to leave Snow White

s.     Finn and his soldiers attack the village, and Eric returns to save Snow White

t.      Snow White and Eric escape Finn’s army, but are captured by dwarfs, who soon decide to help the two when they realize that Snow White is King Magnus’s daughter

u.    The dwarfs lead Snow White and Eric through the Enchanted Forest, towards William’s castle

v.    Finn’s men attack again; Eric kills Finn when he finds out that he had killed Sara; William joins Snow White and the men

w.   Ravenna, in the image of William, kisses Snow White and gives her the poisoned apple

x.    Snow White is taken to William’s father’s castle for her funeral, where Eric kisses her, and she wakes up; Snow White gives a speech encouraging people to fight with her against Ravenna

y.     Snow White’s army sets out to Ravenna’s castle, and while the soldiers fight, Snow White goes to Ravenna’s chamber and kills her

z.     Snow White is crowned Queen

 

Plot of the film                                                                                                    Plot of the novel

Present

Past

 

 

Present

Past

 

1. Snow White’s mother pricks her finger on the thorn of a rose and wishes for a child with white skin, red lips and dark hair

 

d.

 

1. King Magnus finds a captured woman, Ravenna, after a battle

 

f.

2. Snow White’s mother gets ill and dies

 

e.

 

2. King Magnus, Ravenna and Snow White live happily together

 

g.

3. Snow White plays a lot with her friend, William

 

h.

 

3. King Magnus marries Ravenna

 

i.

4. King Magnus finds a captured woman, Ravenna, after a battle

 

f.

 

 

4. Ravenna’s mother links Ravenna to her brother, Finn, by magic, making them young forever

a.

 

5. Ravenna tells Snow White that she too had lost her mother when she was young

b.

 

 

5. Ravenna’s village is attacked and her mother is murdered

b.

6. King Magnus marries Ravenna

 

i.

 

6. Ravenna kills King Magnus and imprisons seven-year-old Snow White

 

j.

 

7. Ravenna tells King Magnus how she had killed her late husbands, so that they could not abuse her

c.

 

PART I

7. Snow White remembers playing with her friend, William as a child

h.

8. Ravenna kills King Magnus and imprisons seven-year-old Snow White

 

j.

 

 

8. Snow White also remembers the day her father was killed

j.

9. Ten years later, the Queen wants to kill Snow White as she comes of age, but Snow White escapes the castle and hides in the Dark Forest

 

l.

 

9. The Queen wants to kill Snow White, because she could break her spell, but Snow White escapes the castle and hides in the Dark Forest

 

l.

10. Queen Ravenna orders a drunkard huntsman to find Snow White, in exchange for bringing his wife back from the dead

 

m.

 

10. Queen Ravenna orders Eric, a drunkard huntsman, to find Snow White, in exchange for bringing his wife back from the dead

 

m.

11. When the huntsman, Finn and the other soldiers find Snow White in the woods, the huntsman realizes that he had been tricked into helping the Queen, so he turns against the soldiers

 

n.

 

11. When Eric, Finn and the other soldiers find Snow White in the woods, Eric realizes that he had been tricked into helping the Queen, so he turns against the soldiers

 

n.

12. Eric and Snow White are travelling through the Dark Forest

 

o.

 

12. Eric and Snow White are travelling through the Dark Forest

 

 o.

13. William finds out that Snow White is alive and sets out to find her

 

p.

 

 

13. Eric remembers how the death of his wife, Sara, has changed his life

k.

14. Snow White and the huntsman reach the end of the Dark Forest

 

q.

 

14. When Eric, Finn and the other soldiers find Snow White in the woods, Eric realizes that he had been tricked into helping the Queen, so he turns against the soldiers

 

 

15. Outside the forest, Snow White and the huntsman reach a village, where he finds out that Snow White is the princess and decides to leave

 

r.

 

 

15. Eric remembers the day Sara died

k.

16. Finn and his soldiers attack the village and the huntsman returns to save Snow White

 

s.

 

16. Eric and Snow White are travelling in the woods, talking Snow White tells him that she is the princess, Eric teaches Snow White how to fight

 

 

17. Snow White and the huntsman escape Finn’s army, but are captured by dwarfs, who soon decide to help the two when they realize that Snow White is King Magnus’s daughter

 

t.

 

17. Snow White and Eric reach the end of the Dark Forest

 

q.

18. The dwarfs lead Snow White and the huntsman through the Enchanted Forest, towards William’s castle

 

u.

 

PART II

18. Outside the forest, Snow White and Eric reach a village, and Eric decides to leave Snow White

 

r.

19. Finn’s men attack again; Eric kills Finn when he finds out that he had killed Sara; William joins Snow White and the men

 

v.

 

19. Finn and his soldiers attack the village, and Eric returns to save Snow White

 

s.

20. Ravenna, in the image of William, kisses Snow White and gives her the poisoned apple

 

w.

 

20. Snow White and Eric escape Finn’s army, but are captured by dwarfs, who soon decide to help the two when they realize that Snow White is King Magnus’s daughter

 

t.

 

21. Ravenna, under the guise of William, reminds Snow White of how they used to play as children

h.

 

21. The dwarfs lead Snow White and Eric through the Enchanted Forest, towards William’s castle

 

u.

22. Snow White is taken to William’s father’s castle for her funeral, where the huntsman kisses her, and she wakes up; Snow White gives a speech

 

x.

 

22. Finn’s men attack again; Eric kills Finn when he finds out that he had killed Sara; William joins Snow White and the men

 

v.

23. Snow White’s army sets out to Ravenna’s castle, and while the soldiers fight, Snow White goes to Ravenna’s chamber and kills her

 

y.

 

23. Ravenna, in the image of William, kisses Snow White and gives her the poisoned apple

 

w.

24. Snow White is crowned Queen

 

z.

 

 

24. Ravenna, under the guise of William, reminds Snow White of how they used to play as children

h.

 

 

 

 

25. Snow White is taken to William’s father’s castle for her funeral, where Eric kisses her, and she wakes up; Snow White gives a speech encouraging people to fight against Ravenna

 

x.

 

 

 

 

26. Snow White’s army sets out to Ravenna’s castle, and while the soldiers fight, Snow White goes to Ravenna’s chamber and kills her

 

y.

 

 

 

 

27. Snow White is crowned Queen

 

z.