Alpine Fire

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Alpine Fire ★★½ 1989 (R)

Coming of age story about an adolescent girl and her deaf-mute brother living an isolated life in the Swiss Alps. When life on the mountain overwhelms them, they turn to each other for love. Sharply observed with a naturalistic style, elevating the proceedings above mere voyeurism. 119m/C VHS . SI Thomas Knock, Johanna Lier, Dorothea Moritz, Rolf Illig; D: Fredi M. Murer.