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The Baker's Wife is the wife of the Baker and the deuteragonist in Into the Woods. Together they go on quest into the woods to find special ingredients for the Witch's potion. She is portrayed by Emily Blunt.

Background

The Baker and his Wife learn they must venture into the Woods and seek out the items which will reverse the Witch's spell.

Role in the film

The Baker and her are cursed childless by the witch and the only way to break the curse is to collect special items before the third midnight. 

The baker's wife collects Cinderella's shoe after three nights of meeting her. They finally break the curse and have a baby.

However, the giant climbs down the beanstalk and causes an earthquake/ Everything starts to go wrong for them. She and the baker decided to split up but then she meets Cinderella's prince and he kisses her, despite her hesitations. Shortly afterwards, the giant comes nearby and she falls off a cliff.

She last appears as a spirit, urging her mourning husband to find a way through his grief for the sake of their son. She assures him, despite his doubts, that he will prove to be a nurturing and loving father, also instilling in him that she will always be with them both. With her words echoing in her husbands head she departs for the afterlife, as the Baker tells their story to their child.

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Media
Into the Woods
Characters
The BakerThe WitchThe Baker's WifeThe WolfCinderellaPrince CharmingJackJack's MotherRapunzelRapunzel's PrinceCinderella's MotherFlorindaLucindaLittle Red Riding HoodThe GiantGrannyThe Baker's Father
Locations
The WoodsThe Baker's HouseCinderella's HouseRapunzel's TowerKing's Castle • Jack's House • Grandmother's House
Songs
PrologueCinderella at the GraveHello, Little GirlI Know Things NowA Very Nice PrinceGiants in the SkyAgonyIt Takes TwoStay with MeOn the Steps of the PalaceWitch's LamentMoments in the WoodsYour FaultLast MidnightNo One is AloneChildren Will Listen
Other
The Witch's CurseRed Riding HoodCinderella Golden SlippersMagic BeansMilky WhiteRapunzel's HairThe Giant's HarpThe Beanstalk