The Tunnel (2001)

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  157 min.
Release Date: August 31, 2001
DVD: June 17, 2003

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Cast: Heino Ferch, Sebastian Koch, Nicolette Krebitz


In August 1961, the construction of the Berlin Wall is completed. But despite the barrier, the East-German swimming champion, Harry Melchior (Ferch), manages to pass to the West, thanks to a good disguise and forged papers. Meanwhile, his sister, Lotte, remains in communist territory and Harry is determined to save her.

Director: Roland Suso Richter
Studio: Teamworx
Producer(s): Nico Hofmann, Ariane Krampe
Screenplay: Johannes W. Betz

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