Tuesday, August 27
Der Tunnel (2001). Top 10 Berlin Wall Movies
Wikipedia - "Der Tunnel is a made-for-television German film released in 2001 and loosely based on true events in Berlin following the closing of the East German border in August 1961 and the subsequent construction of the Berlin Wall. Roland Suso Richter directed the film. ... The central character of the film is Harry Melchior, played by Heino Ferch and based on the real tunneler, Hasso Herschel. Despite being imprisoned for several years for his role in the June 1953 uprising in East Germany, Melchior competes for and wins the national swimming championship in 1961. With the aid of a false passport and disguise, Harry succeeds in fleeing to West Berlin."
Review: Der Tunnel (2001)
YouTube: "Der tunnel" (trailer), Drama an der Mauer.
YouTube: |)ER T\_/ NNE|_ 1 2002 (1 - 12) 167 minutes