Grimms‘ Forest – The Nature of Fairy Tales

Who doesn't know the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm? But where do the tales originate and what is their true core? In 'Little Red Riding Hood', for example, the wolf stands symbolically for evil people. In the fairy tale 'The Wren' the feathered creatures triumph over the fur-bearers and 'Mother Hulda' does not only rule the snow. Nature inspired the brothers to create stories that are told all over the world.


08. September: Es wird englische Fassung

09. September: Es wird die deutsche Fassung gezeigt


Director: Almut Hauschild

Director: Christoph Hauschild

Wildlife film producer Christoph Hauschild portrays a sensitive account of the Havel: Within the largest inland marshland of mid Europe thousands of cranes gather every year before they head south. Huge sea eagles find plenty of food from the numerous inshore waters and in neighbouring woodlands the large red deer bell. Foxes bring up their young. Stork nests are to be found on church towers and farmsteads, not far from quiet, marshy thickets, the habitat of the rare marsh toad.

Director: Klaus Müller

52 Min.
Director: Almut Hauschild, Christoph Hauschild, Klaus Müller
Script: Almut und Christoph Hauschild
Cinematography: Christoph Hauschild, Ralph Schieke, Jan Haft, Christian Roth, Kay Ziesenhenne
Editing: Klaus Müller
Music: Steffen Kaltschmid
Narrator: Andrew Solomon
Producer: Britta Kiesewetter (Doclights GmbH / NDR Naturfilm)
Nominations: sh:z Audience Award 2022
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