Family drama based on the novel by Johanna Spyri. Heidi (Noley Thornton) is the lovable orphan who enriches the lives of everyone she meets. Heidi gains her reclusive Grandfather's acceptance,only to be sent away to Frankfurt to live with the Sesemann family. There,she befriends Klara (Lexi Randall),a young girl confined to a wheelchair. Torn between Klara's companionship and the memory of her life in the Alps with her beloved Grandfather,Heidi is faced with the most difficult decision of her young life.