The purpose of this article is to analyze the symbolism and prominent elements of Spanish culture that appear in one of the best Spanish films of the 21st century: Blancanieves. Blancanieves is more than a silent, black-and-white film based on the fairy tale Snow White by the Brothers Grimm. This drama vividly represents and reflects many aspects of the Spanish culture. Based on the notions of representation, symbolism, and cultural identity proposed by the outstanding scholar Stuart Hall and on the theories of film adaptation proposed by Linda Hutcheon and Lawrence Venuti, this article attempts to analyze and explain in detail the symbolism of the different cultural elements that appear in Blancanieves and the Spanishness of Pablo Berger's masterpiece. Through this film, people from different countries can understand more deeply the traditional Spanish culture and some of its most prominent references, such as bulls and flamenco. Furthermore, this article highlights the close relationship between cinema and culture. Culture comes through the cinema to the retina of the public and the themes of the films are a fundamental part of film culture. Through various adaptations of the famous tale, the director exposes the particularities of Spanish culture and different levels of symbolic meaning.