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Ballon (2018)

125 min | Drama, History, Thriller

Balloon is a German thriller that deals with the crossing of the inner German border of the families Strelzyk and Wetzel from the GDR to West Germany with a homemade hot-air balloon.
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Director
Michael Herbig (as Michael Bully Herbig)
Writers
Kit Hopkins (screenplay) | Thilo Röscheisen (screenplay) | Michael Herbig (screenplay) (as Michael Bully Herbig)
Producer
Michael Herbig (as Michael Bully Herbig)
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Budget
€10
Gross (World)
$8,708,151
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Release date
Sep 27, 2018 (Germany)

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63 cast members
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Friedrich Mücke
Peter Strelzyk Peter Strelzyk   See fewer
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Karoline Schuch
Doris Strelzyk Doris Strelzyk   See fewer
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David Kross
Günter Wetzel Günter Wetzel   See fewer
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Alicia von Rittberg
Petra Wetzel Petra Wetzel   See fewer
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Thomas Kretschmann
Oberstleutnant Seidel Oberstleutnant Seidel   See fewer
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Jonas Holdenrieder
Frank Strelzyk Frank Strelzyk   See fewer
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Tilman Döbler
Andreas 'Fitscher' Strelzyk Andreas 'Fitscher' Strelzyk   See fewer
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Christian Näthe
Hauptmann Heym Hauptmann Heym   See fewer
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Till Patz
Peterchen Wetzel Peterchen Wetzel   See fewer
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Ben Teichmann
Andreas Wetzel Andreas Wetzel   See fewer
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Ronald Kukulies
Erik Baumann Erik Baumann   See fewer
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Emily Kusche
Klara Baumann Klara Baumann   See fewer
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Sebastian Hülk
Oberfeldwebel Lesch Oberfeldwebel Lesch   See fewer
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Gernot Kunert
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Ulrich Brandhoff
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Bernd Michael Lade
Witzke (Oberst) Witzke (Oberst)   See fewer
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Bernd Stegemann
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Antje Traue
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Tilo Keiner
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Günters Stiefvater Günters Stiefvater   See fewer
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Petras Bruder Petras Bruder   See fewer
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7.7 / 10 | 1,391 votes