17. Apr. 2014 · Die schwarzen Brüder: Directed by Xavier Koller. With Fynn Henkel, Moritz Bleibtreu, Waldemar Kobus, Richy Müller. Giorgio's poor parents sell their son to Milan to work as a chimney sweeper. There he joins the «Black Brothers».
- Adventure, Drama, Family
- Xavier Koller
Die schwarzen Brüder (English: The Black Brothers) is the best-known story of German-Swiss writers Lisa Tetzner and Kurt Held . The book was published in two volumes between 1940 and 1941, and tells the story of Giorgio, a boy from Sonogno in the Verzasca Valley in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.
directed by Xavier Koller Written by Klaus Richter, Fritjof Hohagen Status In distribution Website www.dieschwarzenbrueder-film.ch For Children Bis Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts verkauften arme Tessiner Bergbauern ihre Kinder als Kaminfeger nach Mailand. So geht es auch dem kleinen Giorgio.
- 99 Min.
- Bons Classiques
5. Apr. 2014 · This children’s film is based on a book written by Lisa Tetzner written in 1941. The idea was conceived from a true event which Tetzner read in the newspaper. Somewhere along the border of Switzerland and Italy a ferry disaster occurred and some thirty boys drowned before they made it to their final destination: the city of Milan ...
by Xavier Koller. Switzerland, 19th century. 14-year-old Giorgio is sold to a Milanese man who trains him to become a chimneysweep. When the boy and his friends are threatened by a gang called the Wolves, Giorgio‘s friend Alfredo founds a rival gang, the Black Brothers...