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Schneeweißchen und Rosenrot (1979)

In an enchanted forest, the princely brothers Michael and Andreas get lost and are transformed, by a mountain spirit who jealously guards his underground treasure, into animals until the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
... Schneeweißchen
Katrin Martin ... Rosenrot
... Michael
Bodo Wolf ... Andreas
Hans-Peter Minetti ... Berggeist
Johannes Wieke ... Matthias
Annemone Haase ... Mutter
Hajo Mende ... Klaus
Pedro Hebenstreit ... Bär
Helmut Schreiber ... Bertram
Erich Löwel ... Dietmar
Erik S. Klein ... König
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In an enchanted forest, the princely brothers Michael and Andreas get lost and are transformed, by a mountain spirit who jealously guards his underground treasure, into animals until the unlikely event of sincere love from a human. The only persons who may be able to give such love are the local commoner sisters Snowwhite and Rose-red, who are kind and helpful by nature and stand to harvest unimagined rewards. Written by KGF Vissers

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Hófehér és Rózsapiros  »

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PLEASING FILM
31 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

Another of those well-made children's film the East German DEFA was famed for. Nice cast - Hans-Peter Minetti is very fine as the Ghost of the Mountains - good direction and set design make a pleasing film for all ages, though the often used and monotonous Pan-pipe (at least it sounded to me as a Pan-pipe) was getting on my nerves after a while.


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