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Once upon a time there was a little girl named Rotkaeppchen. She lived with her father and mother at the edge of a village, and often visited her grandmother on the other side of the woods.... See full summary »

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Götz Friedrich

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Hans Rodenberg (screenplay)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jochen Bley Jochen Bley ... Häschen
Werner Dissel Werner Dissel ... Wolf
Harald Engelmann Harald Engelmann ... Fuchs
Blanche Kommerell Blanche Kommerell ... Rotkäppchen
Horst Kube Horst Kube ... Vater
Friedel Nowack Friedel Nowack ... Großmutter
Helga Raumer Helga Raumer ... Mutter
Ernst-Georg Schwill Ernst-Georg Schwill ... Bär
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Once upon a time there was a little girl named Rotkaeppchen. She lived with her father and mother at the edge of a village, and often visited her grandmother on the other side of the woods. Her rabbit friend, Haeschen, lives with Grandmother and was sent one day to fetch medicine and milk from Rotaeppchen and her mother. Although her mother was reluctant to allow her to visit Grandmother alone, Rotkaeppchen convinces her that she will be safe with Haeschen. Together they set out through the woods. Unfortunately, there were many distractions in the woods: mushrooms to pick and Rotkaeppchen's other playmate, the bear. There are also the dangerous fox and wolf, who plotted to capture Rotkaeppchen and eat her. Haeschen did his best to keep them safe, but he could not prevent the wolf from eating Grandmother . . . and also Rotkaeppchen! Who will save them? The DEFA version of Rotkaeppchen differs from the Grimms' version in some minor areas: the mother plays a greater role in the film; ... Written by DEFA Film Library

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Country:

East Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

13 July 1962 (East Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Red Riding-Hood See more »

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