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About the film


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Release Date: November 13, 1952

Year    :   1952
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, Family
Production Companies    :   Praesens-Film AG
Director    :   Luigi Comencini
Producers    :   Lazar Wechsler, Peter Riethof, Urs von Planta
Writers    :   Richard Schweizer, Johanna Spyri
RunTime    :   100 mins.

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.

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