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HEIDI

Alain Gsponer
Switzerland | 2015 | 111 min | Swiss German, German

HEIDI
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SYNOPSIS

Five-year-old orphan Heidi lives with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps. Her idyllic life is shattered one day when her Aunt Dete takes her to Frankfurt, where she is to help take care of a sickly child—Klara.

DIRECTOR

  • Alain Gsponer

    Alain Gsponer

    Swiss-German author and director Alain Gsponer attended the School of Design, Bern, and the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg, both in Switzerland. He went on to work as a radio journalist and now lives in Berlin.

Credits

Director - Alain Gsponer
Producer - Lukas Hobi, Reto Schaerli, Uli Putz, Jakob Claussen
Screenwriter - Petra Volpe
Cinematographer - Revan Radween
Editor - Matthias Fleischer
Sound - Sebastian Schmidt
Music - Niki Reiser
Production Company - Zodiac Pictures Ltd, Claussen+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH, Studiocanal GmbH, Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Teleclub AG

FILM FESTIVALS/AWARDS

Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth 2017, Czech Republic
Festival Augenblick 2016, France
Film Festival della Lessinia 2016, Italy
Festival des deutschen Films 2016, Germany
Goldener Spatz Deutsches Kinder-Medien- Festival Gera/Erfurt, Competition 2016, Germany
Environmental Film Festival Cineambiente Torino 2016, Italy
Jeonju International Film Festival 2016, South Korea
31° Festival Internacional de Cine de 2016, Mexico