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High Up On the Mountain
(Hoch Droben auf dem Berg)

Screening on Film
Directed by Géza von Bolváry.
With Gerhard Riedmann, Margot Hielscher.
West Germany, 1957, 35mm, color, 102 min.
German with English subtitles.

After an emergency airplane landing in the Tyrolean mountains, the Viennese singer Sonja Martens falls in love with Toni, a woodcutter with a knack for yodelling, and promises him a television career in the big city. Toni leaves his provincial life behind, much to the dismay of Maria, the village girl who always loved him. Toni’s performance in Vienna as a yodeling jazz singer is a great success but something is missing…

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