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Fairy Tale Collection: Mother Holle

Everyone knows that Mother Holle commands the seasons. When she shakes her feather bed, snow-flakes float down to earth; when she plays the organ, storms brew on land and sea, and with a mirror she paints rainbows across the sky. After saving little boy Jacob’s life, Mother Holle takes the boy home to her enchanted world. While gazing into Mother Holle’s crystal ball, Jacob gets interested in life on earth and young Elisabeth. He witnesses the girl’s sadness and is filled with anger when he observes how Elisabeth’s wicked stepmother and her silly daughter torture the poor girl with nasty tricks. One day Jacob leaves Mother Holle’s domain and flies down to earth to help Elisabeth but gets both of them in trouble. Watching from above, Mother Holle decides to intervene and rescues the lives of Jacob and Elisabeth.

Feature Film, 90 minutes

Style: Live Action

Production year: 1984

Rights: TV, Home Entertainment, Digital/VOD, Licensing & Merchandising, Pay-TV