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Shrove Tuesday: The Legend of Pancake Marion

Shrove Tuesday, also known as Shrove Tuesday: The Legend Of Pancake Marion, is a short film, stylistically based on the fairytales created by the Brothers Grimm. It was produced in the United Kingdom in 2009, and directed by Lee Andrew Matthews.[1][2]

Shrove Tuesday
Directed by Lee Andrew Matthews
Written by Lee Matthews
Release date
2009
Running time
22 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

It tells the story of Pancake Marion, an 18th-century Witch, who was burned alive for her 'blasphemous' ways. Her evil spirit returned whenever a protective flower (planted to keep her at bay) had wilted, or was picked by local children.

A young girl finds the flower, and thus begins a 22-minute hell ride into your darkest fears.

Shrove Tuesday won Best British Film at Horror UK's 28 Hours Later film festival,[3][4] Best Experimental Short at South Africa's Horror Fest V,[5] and Best Mythic Film at Vampire Film Festival,[6] New Orleans. The film has been screened at the New York City Horror Film Festival,[7] and The Spooky Movie Film Festival in Washington DC.

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