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.

  • Sep 6, 2019
  • Suspense

Cast & Crew

  • THOMAS KRETSCHMANNActor

    Thomas Kretschmann was born in East Germany. Before becoming an actor, he was a swimmer. He has acted in several popular American movies, such as Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), The Pianist (2002), U-571 (2000), In Enemy Hands (2004), etc. He has three children, Nicolas, Stella and Sascha with his ex-girlfriend Lena.
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  • FRIEDRICH MUCKEActor

  • KAROLINE SCHUCHActor

  • JELLA HAASEActor

  • DAVID KROSSActor

    David Kross was born on July 4, 1990 in Bargteheide, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany next to Hamburg. He attended Eckhorst High School in Bargteheide till 2007. In this period, he first appears in the German movie Help, I'm a Boy! (2002). He also receives his first leading role in the movie Tough Enough (2006) directed by Detlev Buck. In 2007 Stephen Daldry cast Kross in the adaption of his best selling novel "The Reader (2008)" provided that Kross had to learn English until the start of shooting. Later, Kross was honored with the Chopard trophy at the 62nd Cannes Festival playing on of the leading roles, opposite Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes. He subsequently stars in War Horse (2011) and Into the White (2012).
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  • MICHAEL BULLY HERBIGDirector