Hans, My Hedgehog
(Hans, mein Igel)
Hans, mein Igel © DEFA-Stiftung
|(Maucksch) Uebe, Anita|
The farmer wishes for a son, even if it is only a male hedgehog. His wish gets fulfilled! But he is afraid to get mocked by the villagers and hides Hans, his son. When Hans sees the king in danger, he saves him. The king does not keep promises to his daughter… The next time that Hans rescues a king, he gets the king’s daughter as his wife. On wedding night, Hans turns into a beautiful young man.
Based on a Brothers Grimm fairy tale.