|An international cast brings to life the tale of an orphan girl who goes to live with her embittered grandfather and changes his life forever with her irrepressible zest for life.|
Editor's NoteA lavish retelling of Johanna Spyri's classic tale of an orphan girl and her grandfather in the Swiss Alps.
Cast & Crew
|Jason Robards, Jr.|
|Jeanne Rosenberg - Writer|
|Johanna Spyri - Based On Novel By|
|Michael Ray Rhodes - Director|
Plot SummaryAs soon as the orphaned Heidi befriends her crotchety grandfather in his mountain cabin, she is taken away from him and whisked off to the city. There, Heidi is placed into the care of a wealthy, but uncaring family that wishes her to be a companion to the invalid Klara. Soon, the two girls form a tender friendship strong enough to melt even the iciest heart.