Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning Movie Specifics
The story of Ginger Snaps Back : The Beginning is this, Lost and cold, two young women -- Ginger Fitzgerald and her sister Brigitte -- travel for miles on horseback through the bleak wilderness of Western Canada in 1815. They come upon a blood-soaked Indian camp, deserted save for a Native elder who cryptically warns them to "kill the boy, or one sister will kill the other." The girls find refuge at Fort Bailey, a remote trading outpost. Inside, they discover a group of God-fearing, tormented men, terrorized by monstrous beasts that have laid siege to the fort. Tensions rise when Ginger is wounded by a strange mutated boy and begins to change. The girls realize they must escape the fort and solve the prophecy before Gingerís transformation becomes complete.
This film is directed by Grant Harvey. Grant has been directing film and television for more than 10 years. In 1997, he wrote, produced and directed his first feature, American Beer. The film debuted at the Vancouver International Film Festival and was programmed at the Florida Film Festival and at Cannes. Grant was the second unit director on Ginger Snaps (dir. John Fawcett, 2000). His work for television includes the youth series Mentors and 2030 CE, both for Minds Eye Pictures. Grant also produced and directed the CBC youth program From the Hip, and has directed award-winning commercials in both Canada and the U.S.