About the film
grandfather alps mountains swiss heidi
Release Date: November 13, 1952
|Production Companies||:||Praesens-Film AG|
|Producers||:||Lazar Wechsler, Peter Riethof, Urs von Planta|
|Writers||:||Richard Schweizer, Johanna Spyri|
Heidi, a young orphan girl living with her aunt in Frankfurt, is forced to move to the Swiss Alps to live with her ornery grandfather. At first, he resents her presence, but, after a short while, Heidi manages to pierce his gruff exterior, and the two become close. She also befriends a young shepherd named Peter. After three years, Heidi's aunt arrives and demands Heidi's return to Frankfurt.