Red Riding Hood is a fantasy-horror movie released in 2011, directed by Catherine Hardwicke and starring Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, and Billy Burke.
The movie is loosely based on the classic fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood, but it incorporates many elements of horror and suspense to create a darker and more adult-oriented version of the story.
In this version, Red Riding Hood (played by Seyfried) is a beautiful young woman who lives in a medieval village that is plagued by a werewolf. The villagers have a long-standing truce with the beast, but when it breaks the truce and kills one of their own, they decide to take action and hunt down the creature.
As the investigation progresses, Red Riding Hood finds herself caught between two men – her childhood friend Peter (played by Shiloh Fernandez), and the wealthy and mysterious Henry (played by Max Irons). Both men are vying for her affections, but Red Riding Hood soon realizes that one of them may be the werewolf that they are hunting.
The movie features stunning cinematography and a haunting score, as well as plenty of suspenseful and scary moments. It also explores themes of love, loyalty, and betrayal, as the characters struggle to uncover the truth behind the werewolf’s identity and protect their village from further harm.
Red Riding Hood is a visually stunning and suspenseful movie that offers a unique and intriguing twist on the classic fairy tale. Fans of horror and fantasy movies are likely to enjoy it, while others may find its dark and moody tone to be unsettling.
Duration: 100 min.