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Busting the Berlin Wall: Amazing Escape Stories (2009)

TV Movie | 102 min | Documentary

For 28 years, the Berlin Wall split a city and a whole nation. While the notorious dangers frightened many GDR citizens, there were others who tried to overcome it. Families fly across the border in a home-made hot air balloon or swing ...See moreFor 28 years, the Berlin Wall split a city and a whole nation. While the notorious dangers frightened many GDR citizens, there were others who tried to overcome it. Families fly across the border in a home-made hot air balloon or swing over the Wall hanging from a makeshift pulley. The Wall still works but Communism is crumbling behind it. Suddenly, the borders are open, and the Wall comes down. See less
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Dominik Ghanbar (as Dominic Ghanbar)
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Nov 13, 2009 (Germany)

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Clayton Nemrow
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Andrew Solomon
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Willy Brandt
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Mikhail Gorbachev
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Helmut Kohl
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7.4 / 10 | 47 votes