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Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern (2013)

Pre-teen foundling Emil and slightly older middle class orphan Inga seek to comfort each-other in the pitiful conditions at Mrs. Landfried's orphanage. She sells the shoes the produce in a ... See full summary »

Director:

Uwe Janson

Writers:

Hans Christian Andersen (fairy tale), David Ungureit (screenplay)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lea Müller Lea Müller ... Inga
Maximilian Ehrenreich Maximilian Ehrenreich ... Emil
Nina Kunzendorf Nina Kunzendorf ... Frau Landfried
Jörg Hartmann ... Der Fremde
Oliver Korittke ... Der Gendarm
Ferdinand Lehmann Ferdinand Lehmann ... Franz
Michael Lott ... Der Händler
Theo Trebs Theo Trebs ... Emil (älter)
Anna Schäfer Anna Schäfer ... (as Anna Schäfer-Kilian)
Kerstin Kramer Kerstin Kramer ... Ingas Mutter
Ben Zimmermann Ben Zimmermann ... Vater
Nevena Schöneberg Nevena Schöneberg
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Storyline

Pre-teen foundling Emil and slightly older middle class orphan Inga seek to comfort each-other in the pitiful conditions at Mrs. Landfried's orphanage. She sells the shoes the produce in a Dickensian poorhouse workshop but keeps most profits, only ambitious eldest turned foreman Franz gets a bonus. For Christmas, the kids must sell I town the sets of matchsticks she bargained as bonus with the shoes, the winner gets a goose helping, sub)standard sale means a caning. After chasing the duo from the lucrative market, Frans wins and even gets to cane Emil, but lets him off with loud pretense. Inga ran away, dreaming in the rundown family home of her late parents welcoming her home whenever she strikes a match. Emil informs the homonymous friendly cop they met on the market, who sees the tyrant is replaced by a proper administrator. Written by KGF Vissers

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

25 December 2013 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Sechs auf einen Steich - Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern See more »

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