Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie

Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie

Sep. 28, 2007 181 Min.
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Veronica Ferres isSara Bender
Sara Bender
Peter Kremer isPeter Koch
Peter Koch
Filip Peeters isRichard Panter
Richard Panter
Michael Schenk isHans Wimpel
Hans Wimpel
Karl Kranzkowski isHorst Seelig
Horst Seelig
Maria Ehrich isSilvia Bender
Silvia Bender
Elisa Schlott isSabine Bender
Sabine Bender
Peggy Lukac isMarlene Engel
Marlene Engel
Bruno Apitz isJochen Hailer
Jochen Hailer
Winnie Böwe isBritta Sandfuß
Britta Sandfuß

Synopsis

Based on a true story, Miguel Alexandre’s two-part drama focuses on an East German woman and the fight for her children. Spring 1982: Sara Bender, living with her daughters Silvia and Sabine in the East German town of Erfurt, wants to marry her colleague Peter, but shortly before the wedding, her father is killed in a road accident. As the funeral takes place in West Germany, she isn’t allowed to got there, so she starts planning to leave her communist home country forever. Trying to flee via Romania, she is caught by the secret service. After years in jail, Sara is ransomed by the West German government, but without her daughters. To draw the world’s attention on her desperate situation, she starts demonstrating at the Berlin border crossing Checkpoint Charlie

Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie
Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie
Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie
Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie
Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie
Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie
Original titleDie Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie
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