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The Little Witch (2018)

Die kleine Hexe (original title)
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The story of a young and nice witch who learns everything there is to know about magic, in order to be accepted by the other older mean witches.


Mike Schaerer (as Michael Schaerer)


Matthias Pacht (screenplay), Otfried Preußler (book)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Karoline Herfurth ... Kleine Hexe
Axel Prahl Axel Prahl ... Abraxas (voice)
Luis Vorbach Luis Vorbach ... Thomas
Momo Beier Momo Beier ... Vroni
Suzanne von Borsody ... Rumpumpel
Barbara Melzl Barbara Melzl ... Feuerhexe
Carolin Spieß ... Sumpfhexe (as Carolin Spiess)
Eveline Hall Eveline Hall ... Nebelhexe
Therese Affolter ... Oberhexe
Angelika Böttiger Angelika Böttiger ... Mooshexe
Katharina Bohny Katharina Bohny ... Holzsammlerin
Marina Guerrini Marina Guerrini ... Holzsammlerin
Verena Bosshard Verena Bosshard ... Holzsammlerin
Thomas Loibl ... Revierförster
Marek Harbort Marek Harbort ... Konrad


A wee witch of 'only' 147 years dreams of joining the Bloxberg coven and sneaks into its annual festival to dance, but is caught. She opts for a punishment with perspective: she may take the admission text next year if she has learned all the spells from the huge magic book. However a hostile witch, appointed by the chief witch to supervise her all year, observes her break the ban on magic on Fridays and befriended two kids of the despised human race. Having learned the spells and practices many, she still turns up for her test, which turns ugly for all. Written by KGF Vissers

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Excellent movie, excellent acting
25 September 2018 | by mabuse786See all my reviews

If you don't know this, the writer of the book is famous in Germany /Europe. The book of the little witch is famous in Europe and may be also in the US. However, this movie -a Swiss German production - is great, I really enjoyed it and Karoline Herfurth is close to brilliant in the role of the little witch and Swiss Mike Schaerer is really excellent in directing the film. The settings are enchanting, CGI is very good but not perfect and if you look at Otfried Preußler's message at the end of the movie, I found it is not only for kids. Enjoyable movie for the whole family.

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1 February 2018 (Germany) See more »

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