Heidi (2005 live-action film)

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Directed by Paul Marcus
Produced by Christopher Figg
Martyn Auty
Written by Brian Finch[1]
Based on Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Starring Emma Bolger
Max von Sydow
Geraldine Chaplin
Diana Rigg
Music by Jocelyn Pook
Cinematography Peter Sinclair
Edited by David Rees
Distributed by Storm Entertainment
Warner Bros.(USA)
Release dates
  • 19 August 2005 (2005-08-19)
Running time
104 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Heidi (not to be confused with the animated film released in the same year) is a 2005 British family film directed by Paul Marcus. It is based on the iconic novel Heidi by Johanna Spyri, and stars Irish child actress Emma Bolger in the title role, alongside Max Von Sydow and Diana Rigg.


The story is about the titular young girl who goes to stay with her grandfather, only to fall into the hands of an evil woman in Frankfurt.



The soundtrack is composed by Jocelyn Pook.


  1. ^ Staff Reporter (2014). "Tribute to script writer (From The Bolton News)". theboltonnews.co.uk. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 

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