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Frau Holle (2008)

Since the death of villager Weber, his widow lives from weaving. Docile daughter Marie helps her with spinning and all other chores, inseparable from pouch Strupi, while her sister Louise ... See full summary »

Director:

Bodo Fürneisen

Writers:

Jacob Grimm (fairy tale) (as Brothers Grimm), Wilhelm Grimm (fairy tale) (as Brothers Grimm) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marianne Sägebrecht ... Frau Holle
Herbert Feuerstein Herbert Feuerstein ... Scherenschleifer Timor
Johanna Gastdorf ... Witwe Weber
Lea Eisleb Lea Eisleb ... Marie Weber
Camille Dombrowsky Camille Dombrowsky ... Louise Weber
Yoshij Grimm Yoshij Grimm ... Sebastian
Valentin Kranz Valentin Kranz ... Frieder
Peter Prager ... Johann Müller
Franziska Troegner ... Wirtin
Patrick Dreikauss Patrick Dreikauss ... Rabe Gustav (voice)
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Storyline

Since the death of villager Weber, his widow lives from weaving. Docile daughter Marie helps her with spinning and all other chores, inseparable from pouch Strupi, while her sister Louise invokes delicate hands to do very little for her upkeep. Exhausted from spinning, Marie pricks herself, looses the spool in a water pit and trying to retrieve it, falls in, but emerges in the fairy land of Mrs. Holle. Having been kind and helpful to every creature and talking objects, she's welcomed and praised for cheerfully helping with seasonal chores, which regulate life on earth. Longing to her family, she asks and gets to be returned, with the spool and her dress turned into gold and gets a hero's welcome. Louise can't stand being utterly ignored, jealously pricks herself and jumps into the pit, but in Hole's land remains as rude and lazy, before being returned through the same magical gate, which rewards to merit: as dark and dirty as her selfish heart, with a wise advice as an only prize. Written by KGF Vissers

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Genres:

Family | Fantasy

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

25 December 2008 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Vrouw Holle See more »

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Budget:

EUR1,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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