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10th October 2019

Der Ballon

Director: Michael Herbig

Germany, 2018

Run Time: 125 minutes, Certificate: 12A,
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, Language: German, English


Two families risk all to make the crossing of the inner German border, GDR to West Germany, with a homemade hot-air balloon. Overcoming problems in sourcing material and gas burners they come under pressure as the STASI become aware of the potential escape attempt.

Number of reactions 35 Average score 6.91

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