Föhn

BR Deutschland 1950 Spielfilm

Summary

The White Hell of Pitz Palu

"Föhn" is a remake of the mountain film classic "Die weiße Hölle vom Piz Palü" ("The White Hell of Pitz Palu", 1929): An elderly physician cannot get over the loss of his wife who died in an avalanche during the ascent of the dangerous mountain several years ago. When a young couple again ventures to climb the mountain, history seems to repeat itself. But the old man rescues the young couple by sacrificing his own life.

 

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Duration:
2355 m, 86 min
Format:
35mm, 1:1,37
Video/Audio:
s/w, Ton
Screening:

Uraufführung (DE): 10.10.1950, Essen, Lichtburg

Titles

  • Originaltitel (DE) Föhn
  • sonstiger Titel Sturm in der Ostwand

Versions

Original

Duration:
2355 m, 86 min
Format:
35mm, 1:1,37
Video/Audio:
s/w, Ton
Screening:

Uraufführung (DE): 10.10.1950, Essen, Lichtburg

Prüffassung

Duration:
2907 m, 106 min
Censorship/Age rating:

FSK-Prüfung (DE): 05.10.1950, 01933, ab 6 Jahre / feiertagsfrei