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Balloon

nr
125 minutes
    in
  • German
  • English
    from
  • Germany
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Thüringen, Summer 1979. The Strelzyk and Wetzel families have been working on an audacious plan for more than two years: they want to flee East Germany in a self-made hot-air balloon. But the balloon crash-lands just before the West German border. The Stasi finds traces of the attempted escape and launches immediately an investigation, while the two families are forced, under extreme time pressure, to build a new escape balloon. The Stasi get closer and closer each day - a nerve-racking battle against the clock begins…
starring...  
Friedrich Mücke
Peter Strelzyk
Karoline Schuch
Doris Strelzyk
David Kross
Günter Wetzel
Alicia von Rittberg
Petra Wetzel
Thomas Kretschmann
Oberstleutnant Seidel
Jonas Holdenrieder
Frank Strelzyk
Tilman Döbler
Andreas 'Fitscher' Strelzyk
Director/Producer
Michael Herbig
Writers
Kit Hopkins, Thilo Röscheisen, Michael Herbig
Cinematography
Torsten Breuer
Editing
Alexander Dittner
Music
Marvin Miller, Ralf Wengenmayr
Production Design
Bernd Lepel
Set Decoration
Kerstin Grund
SF
98% - Mar 8, 2020
MIL
93% - Mar 8, 2020
BOS
Mar 1, 2020
Balloon © 2019
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