The Thirteenth Tale is a book which shifts between two main stories. One tells of the life of amateur biographer Margaret Lea and her exploration of the Angelfield/March family's past. The other is the story which Winter tells Lea. These two intertwined stories are occasionally interrupted by letters and notes of supporting characters.
The Thirteenth Tale is a British drama television film that first broadcast on BBC Two on 30 December 2013. It is an adaptation of Diane Setterfield 's 2006 gothic novel The Thirteenth Tale . Contents 1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 References 5 External links Plot [ edit]
"Thirteenth" is an Italian fairy tale originally collected by Sicilian folklorist Giuseppe Pitrè and published by Thomas Frederick Crane in Italian Popular Tales. It is Aarne-Thompson type 328, "The Boy Steals the Giant's Treasures".
A mother of thirteen sons motivates them to become fast runners, by arranging a competition each night: whoever reaches home first will enjoy the soup made from herbs their father has gathered. The youngest son, called Thirteenth, always wins, and as a result his brothers envy him and try to get rid of him. One day, the king promises a prize of gol...
According to scholar Jack Zipes, the tale is classified in the international Aarne-Thompson-Uther Index as type ATU 328, "The Boy Steals the Ogre's Treasure".
According to Stith Thompson's second revision of the tale type index, tale type 328 contains the motif L10.1.1, "«Thirteenth» name of victorious youngest son".
In a Swiss Alpine tale published by Fritz Müller-Guggenbühl with the title Tredeschin, the titular Tredeschin is the thirteenth son of a large family that lives in "Swiss Egandine, in the mountains of Graubünden". Tredeschin goes to Paris and finds work at the stables of ...
- Italian Popular Tales
30 dic 2013 · The Thirteenth Tale TV Movie 2013 1 h 30 m IMDb RATING 6.7 /10 2.9K YOUR RATING Rate Drama Mystery Follows aging novelist Vida Winter, who enlists a young writer to finally tell the story of her life including her mysterious childhood spent in Angelfield House, which burned to the ground when she was a teenager. Director James Kent Writers
- Drama, Mystery
- James Kent
The Thirteenth Tale Diane Setterfield Plot Vida Winter, a famous novelist in England, has evaded journalists' questions about her past, refusing to answer their inquiries and spinning elaborate tales that they later discover to be false.
30 dic 2013 · The Thirteenth Tale è un film di genere Drammatico del 2013 diretto da James Kent con Sophie Turner e Vanessa Redgrave. Durata: 60 min. Paese di produzione: Regno Unito. Acquista.