Snow White and the Huntsman is a 2012 fantasy film and reinterpretation of the German fairy tale “Snow White” compiled by the Brothers Grimm.
In this twisted version of the fairy tale, Snow White is the imprisoned daughter of the late king who was murdered by an Evil Queen. The Queen using her dark magical powers desires immortality and will stop at nothing to acquire it.
The Magic Mirror declares Snow White’s life to be the only thing standing between the Queen and immortality, but somehow, Snow White escapes into the dangerous, mysterious woods. The Queen orders the Huntsman find Snow White and bring her back to the castle to be killed. When the Huntsman learns he has been duped by the Queen, he ends up becoming Snow White’s protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the evil from the land.