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The Airlift (2005)

TV Movie | 180 min | Drama, Romance, War

Two-part historic drama about a difficult love affair between a German woman and an American soldier during the Berlin Airlift. After her husband Axel has been considered dead, Luise Kielberg has to survive as single mother of a 12-...See moreTwo-part historic drama about a difficult love affair between a German woman and an American soldier during the Berlin Airlift. After her husband Axel has been considered dead, Luise Kielberg has to survive as single mother of a 12-year-old boy in Postwar Berlin. At the beginning of the Soviet Blockade in 1948, she works as waitress at the Tempelhof Airport and gets to know General William Turner, one of the most influential aides of General Clay to organize the American airlifts. Luise becomes his personal secretary and falls in love with him, but suddenly Axel returns... Written by fippi2000 See less
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Nov 27, 2005 (Germany)

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Heino Ferch
General Philipp Turner General Philipp Turner   See fewer
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Bettina Zimmermann
Luise Kielberg Luise Kielberg   See fewer
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Ulrich Tukur
General Lucius Dubignon Clay Jr. General Lucius Dubignon Clay Jr.   See fewer
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Ulrich Noethen
Dr. Alex Kielberg Dr. Alex Kielberg   See fewer
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Leo Natalis
Michael Kielberg Michael Kielberg   See fewer
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Michael Gwisdek
Herbert Prenske Herbert Prenske   See fewer
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Burghart Klaußner
Ernst Reuter Ernst Reuter   See fewer
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Bruno F. Apitz
Stalins Berater (as Bruno Apitz) Stalins Berater (as Bruno Apitz)   See fewer
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Joachim Paul Assböck
General Cock Austin Walker General Cock Austin Walker   See fewer
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Peter Benedict
Außenminister Achesen Außenminister Achesen   See fewer
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Uta Bonz
Kellnerin Kellnerin   See fewer
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Markus Boysen
Trumans Berater Trumans Berater   See fewer
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Martin Goeres
Soldat Soldat   See fewer
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Jürgen Hentsch
Amerikanischer Präsident Truman Amerikanischer Präsident Truman   See fewer
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Hansjürgen Hürrig
Stalin (as Hans Jürgen Hürrig) Stalin (as Hans Jürgen Hürrig)   See fewer
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Petra Kelling
Oberschwester Oberschwester   See fewer
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Rüdiger Kuhlbrodt
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Claudia Loerding
Frau Prenske Frau Prenske   See fewer
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Jan Messutat
US-Wachsoldat US-Wachsoldat   See fewer
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Jannis Michel
Michael Kielberg (6 J.) Michael Kielberg (6 J.)   See fewer
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Anabelle D. Munro
Sekretaerin (as Anabelle Munro) Sekretaerin (as Anabelle Munro)   See fewer
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Vincent Redetzki
Wolfgang Wolfgang   See fewer
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Cornelia Schmaus
Mutter von Luise Mutter von Luise   See fewer
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Hinnerk Schönemann
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6.1 / 10 | 391 votes