Courage Mountain (or Courage Mountain: Heidi's New Adventure) is a 1990 independent drama film sequel to Johanna Spyri's novel Heidi. It directed by Christopher Leitch and stars Charlie Sheen, Leslie Caron, Juliette Caton and Jan Rubes.
The film is set in 1915, during World War I.
Heidi (Juliette Caton), now 15 years old, still lives on the Swiss Alps with her Grandfather. She receives an invitation from Madame Jane Hillary (Leslie Caron), the headmistress of Brookings School for Girls in Italy, to join her school. Heidi has the means to go, as she has just received an inheritance from her friend Klara's grandmother. Grandfather (Jan Rubes) wants Heidi to make the most of the opportunity so she will be able to take care of herself when he's gone. Heidi is at first reluctant to leave, but when she learns that her sweetheart Peter (Charlie Sheen) has joined the army, she decides to accept the invitation.
Heidi is at first unable to adapt to modern life at the school, often clashing with her more sophisticated classmate Ursula (Joanna Clarke). Heidi's only friend is Ilsa (Nicola Stapleton), and she also has the kind support of Madame Hillary.
The Italian troupes arrive at the school