Balloon

  • 12A

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Moderate threat[In German with English subtitles]The gripping and inspiring true story of how two ordinary families tried the most daring escape ever made across the East German border during the cold war, fighting for freedom with their courage and ingenuity..German writer/director Michael Herbig has not completely abandoned his comedy roots, though, and creates a cosy-looking period story that is both funny and thrilling. Radio TimesIt is an engrossing mixture of adventure yarn and methodical police procedure that generates moments of pulse-racing tension and captures a sense of a country where paranoia reigns and nobody can be trusted. The List

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