It is a dark, strange story that combines fantastical elements with an uncompromising, bleak worldview. At its core, Donkeyskin tells the tale of a beautiful French Princess who escapes the terror of incest and abuse through hard work and perseverance. It also features one of the most detestable villains in fairy tale history.
Tales Rewind: Bluebeard
On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Tales that you might have missed!
A key. A forbidden locked door. And bloody secrets. A cautionary tale, Bluebeard warns of the danger of rich men with unchecked powers, and of the deadly risk to women who become disobedient.
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In this piece of Philippine folklore, Chongquita the monkey bride marries an ill-tempered man. When he becomes violent at a party, her astonishing secret is revealed.
The Little Mermaid
A story of a young mermaid who dreams of becoming human so that she can gain a soul. When she falls in love with a human prince, she asks the sea witch if she can turn her human, and in return, the sea witch cuts off the little mermaid's tongue.