HEIDI (2001)

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Updating of children's classic. The newly orphaned Heidi is sent to live with her reclusive grandfather. But having settled happily together, Heidi is then sent to her Aunt Dete in Berlin as a companion to her difficult daughter, Clara. Unhappy, Heidi tries unsuccessfully to run away. Clara becomes more friendly and Heidi supports her, bringing mother and daughter together. Heidi again sets off for Switzerland and is welcomed home by her grandfather.

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