The Horse Girl
Das Pferdemädchen © DEFA-Stiftung, Jörg Erkens and Heinz Pufahl
|Lotz, Karl Heinz|
Irka, a young girl, and her mare Raya, an old former show horse, are best friends. However, when Raya surprisingly has another foal, Irka falls in love with the little stallion and begins to neglect her old friend. One day, her father tells Irka she must choose only one horse to keep.
This children's film about relationships between humans and animals is based on the novel by Alfred Wellm.
|1981||Certificate of Honor, "Golden Sparrow" National Festival of Children's Cinema and Television Films, Gera|
|1980||Best Children's Film, Gijon International Festival of Children's and Youth Films|