Child on the Open Road

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  • Genre(s): History Drama
  • Release year: 1992
  • Running time: 117 min
Children of the Open Road (German: Kinder der Landstrasse) is a Swiss feature/drama film that was produced in 1992. Its topic is the Kinder der Landstrasse foundation, active between 1926 and 1973, which controversially attempted to assimilate the... read more

Children of the Open Road (German: Kinder der Landstrasse) is a Swiss feature/drama film that was produced in 1992. Its topic is the Kinder der Landstrasse foundation, active between 1926 and 1973, which controversially attempted to assimilate the itinerant Yeniche population of Switzerland by forcibly moving their children to foster homes or orphanages. The historical topic is presented in fictionalized account.

Original Release

05/29/1992

Cast

Jasmin Tabatabai Jana Kessel
Andrea Eckert Theresa Kessel
Hans-Peter Korff Dr. Schoenefeld
Nina Petri Fräulein Roth
Wolf-Dietrich Berg Heinrich Hottinger
Herbert Leiser Paul Kessel
Mathias Gnädinger Roger Kessel
Noemi Steuer Andrina Kessel
Johanna Karl-Lory Wahrsagerin
Martina Straessler Jana, 5 Jahre
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Urs Egger

Writers

Johannes Boesiger

Cast

Jasmin Tabatabai Jana Kessel
Andrea Eckert Theresa Kessel
Hans-Peter Korff Dr. Schoenefeld
Nina Petri Fräulein Roth
Wolf-Dietrich Berg Heinrich Hottinger
Herbert Leiser Paul Kessel
Mathias Gnädinger Roger Kessel
Noemi Steuer Andrina Kessel
Johanna Karl-Lory Wahrsagerin
Martina Straessler Jana, 5 Jahre
Jara Weiss Jana, 9 Jahre
Andreas Schindelholz Django
Andreas Löffel Nino
Paul Schirmer Jenischer Mann
Arnold Burri Jenischer Mann
Felix Amsler Jenischer Mann
Georg Friedrich Franz
Maurice Suhr Franz, 10 Jahre
Charlotte Joss Hildi Mauerhofer
Urs Bihler Kurt Mauerhofer

Producers

Editors

Barbara Hennings

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