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Séásúr an Fhómhair 2021 / Autumn Season 20201
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(Ballon)

Director: Michael Herbig
Germany 2018
125 minutes
Cert: Club
 

 

In 1979 two families tried to sail over the heavily fortified border of communist East Germany, in their homemade balloon. This thrilling account of one of the most spectacular escape attempts of the Cold War is based on the testimonies of the families themselves as well as the official Stasi files.