Balloon (2018)


One of the most daring escapes of the Cold War 2018/9/27 125 Min.
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7.7 77 votes


Michael Herbig
Michael Herbig


Karoline Schuch is Doris Strelzyk
Karoline Schuch
Doris Strelzyk
Friedrich Mücke is Peter Strelzyk
Friedrich Mücke
Peter Strelzyk
Alicia von Rittberg is Petra Wetzel
Alicia von Rittberg
Petra Wetzel
David Kross is Günter Wetzel
David Kross
Günter Wetzel
Jonas Holdenrieder is Frank Strelzyk
Jonas Holdenrieder
Frank Strelzyk
Tilman Döbler is Andreas 'Fitscher' Strelzyk
Tilman Döbler
Andreas 'Fitscher' Strelzyk
Thomas Kretschmann is Oberstleutnant Seidel
Thomas Kretschmann
Oberstleutnant Seidel
Ronald Kukulies is Erik Baumann
Ronald Kukulies
Erik Baumann
Emily Kusche is Klara Baumann
Emily Kusche
Klara Baumann
Ulrich Brandhoff is Oberstleutnant Tornow
Ulrich Brandhoff
Oberstleutnant Tornow


Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape the GDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to escape and immediately starts investigations, while the two families are forced to build a new escape balloon. With each passing day the Stasi is closer on their heels – a nerve-wracking race against time begins.

Original title Ballon
TMDb Rating 7.7 77 votes

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