- Germany / UK
- Directed by: Marcus H Rosenmüller
- Cast: David Kross, Freya Mavor, John Henshaw
Bert Trautmann (Kross) is a WW2 German paratrooper who, on being released from a Lancashire POW camp, chooses to stay in England and eventually becomes goalie for Manchester City. Rosenmüller throws in everything but the kitchen sink, but it becomes ludicrously melodramatic and focuses too much on the romance.
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The Keeper1 Apr 2019
David Kross stars in this fanciful biopic of Manchester City legend Bert Trautmann
Historically, footie flicks do not usually fare well, presumably because enthusiasts of the beautiful game prefer watching football to watching actors maintaining a less-than-convincing pretence. So, writer-director Marcus H Rosenmüller has thrown…
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