Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie

Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie (2007)

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

Writing:
  • Annette Hess
Directing:
  • Miguel Alexandre
themoviedb icon 6.9/10
  • Views: 2
  • Release Date: 2007-09-28
  • Language: suomi | Deutsch | English
  • Country: DE
  • Runtime: 181

Filip Peeters

Richard Panter

Veronica Ferres

Sara Bender

Peter Kremer

Peter Koch

Michael Schenk

Hans Wimpel

Karl Kranzkowski

Horst Seelig

Maria Ehrich

Silvia Bender

Elisa Schlott

Sabine Bender

Peggy Lukac

Marlene Engel

Winnie Böwe

Britta Sandfuß

Charlotte Schwab

Aenne Bubach

Julia Jäger

Regina Pries

Götz Schubert

Martin Pries

Tom Quaas

Gerd Landmann

Jonas Laux

Gefreiter Lienig

Olaf Burmeister

Staatssekretär Reich

Brigitte Böttrich

Leiterin des Kinderheims
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