Cleveland International Film Festival } March 27 – April 7, 2019 } Tower City Cinemas

Mountain Miracle - An Unexpected Friendship
(Amelie rennt)


Year: 2017
Run Time: 97 minutes

Mountain Miracle - An Unexpected Friendship
Mountain Miracle - An Unexpected Friendship
Mountain Miracle - An Unexpected Friendship
Mountain Miracle - An Unexpected Friendship

After an asthma attack nearly kills her, Amelie is sent to a clinic in the mountains to get well. Though her prognosis is serious, the last thing stubborn Amelie wants is to be seen as weak, so she largely ignores her symptoms and refuses to participate in the program. Fed up with being coddled by the staff, Amelie runs away into the beautiful landscape that surrounds the clinic, hoping to find some freedom. While hiding from the search team, Amelie meets Bart, a local boy who tells her of a miraculous healing fire on the top of the mountain. Legend has it, if you jump over the fire, any wishes for good health will be granted. Determined to rid herself of asthma, Amelie convinces Bart to take her to the top of the mountain, and together they embark on a courageous adventure in search of a MOUNTAIN MIRACLE. (In German with subtitles) —G.S.

CIFF42 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Thursday, April 05, 2018 at 9:20 AM

Friday, April 06, 2018 at 4:25 PM

Sunday, April 08, 2018 at 1:40 PM

Family Films

International Narrative Competition


Tobias Wiemann

Tobias Wiemann was born in Greifswald, Germany in 1981. He studied image and sound design at the Institute for New Media in Rostock. He has worked as a cinematographer, editor, director, and producer. Since 2008 Wiemann has been working for Barefoot Films.


Philipp Budweg, Thomas Blieninger

Natja Brunckhorst, Jytte-Merle Böhrnsen

Martin Schlecht

Andreas Radtke

Principal Cast
Mia Kasalo, Samuel Girardi, Jasmin Tabatabai, Susanne Bormann, Denis Moschitto

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Holden Forests & Gardens

The Trust for Public Land

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