A brilliant little film, such exciting news about the new cache of Fairy Tales and LOADS more Fairy stuff on its way!
Special fairy tale edition of our usual quick round-up of news and factoids, articles and more that struck our fancy, tickled our interest, and had us scratching our heads. For readers, writers, and genre fans of any form.
A cache of 500 folk tales were discovered in Germany recently, many of which have not been a part of our previously documented understanding of the folk tradition in Europe. From that trove, the fabulous tale of the “Turnip Princess” — which could easily be retitled “The Tao of the Turnip” — the likes of which we’ve never seen before.
This amazing bit of animation is a beautiful, bloody, Red Riding Hood becomes an interesting twisted-origin story of folk lore’s favorite caped crusader. The short film is titled simply “RED”:
The film puts me in mind of one of Roald Dahl’s poems “Little Red Riding…
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