Film for Thought: Balloon

Showings

Studio Theater Wed, Mar 11 6:30 PM
INFORMATION
Rating:Unrated
Run Time:2hr 05min
Release Year:2020
Genre:Drama
English Sub-titles
Suspense
Category:Film
CAST/CREW
Cast:Friedrich Mucke
Karoline Schuch
David Kross
Director:Michael Herbig

Description

In the summer of 1979, the Strelzyk and Wetzel families--who had been working on their audacious plan for more than two years--try to flee East Germany in a self-made hot-air balloon. But after the balloon crash-lands just before the West German border, the Stasi find traces of the attempted escape and immediately launch an investigation. In a nerve-wracking race against the clock, the two families attempt to build a new escape balloon as the Stasi get closer and closer each day...