Frau Holle

(1963)
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Overview

The widow has an ugly and lazy daughter, Pechmarie, and a beautiful and hard-working step-daughter, Goldmarie. Because Pechmarie is her real daughter, the widow clearly favors her and makes Goldmarie do all the work. Poor Goldmarie must also sit and spin all day by the well until her fingers bleed. When she tries to rinse out the spindel, it drops into the cold water. Her unsympathetic step-mother tells her to jump in after it. Goldmarie does as she is told, and then wakes up in the middle of a beautiful field of flowers. This is the land of Frau Holle, who welcomes Goldmarie and invites her to stay, as long as she will help with the housework. Marie stays and serves Frau Holle gladly, until she suffers so terribly from homesickness that she asks to go home. Before bringing her back, Frau Holle rewards Marie with a shower of gold. Upon her return, Goldmarie and her gold are welcomed by her greedy step-sister and -mother. Hoping for the same kind of reward, the step-mother sends ...

  1. Gottfried Kolditz

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Wilhelm Grimm

    Novel

  3. Jacob Grimm

    Novel

  4. Günter Kaltofen

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Mathilde Danegger

    Mathilde Danegger

    Frau Holle

  2. Karin Ugowski

    Karin Ugowski

    Goldmarie

  3. Katharina Lind

    Katharina Lind

    Pechmarie

  4. Elfriede Florin

    Elfriede Florin

    Witwe

  5. Herbert Graedtke

    Mathias

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Frau Holle
Frau Holle

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 12, 1963
    0
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    No age restriction.

Original Language German

Runtime 0h 57m

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