Coming Up: Nov 9 - Balloon @EUFF 2019

European Union Film Festival 2019

European Union Film Festival 2019, © EUFFTO

04.11.2019 - Article

Alle Jahre wieder ... movie lovers and connoisseurs of European cinema gather at Toronto's Royal Cinema to enjoy a wide variety of European films. This year's EUFFTO runs from November 7-21, and it's a special one as the Festival is celebrating it's 15th anniversary in Toronto. Don't miss it!

1979, East Germany, at the height of the Cold War. Günter Wetzel (David Kross, The Reader), a bricklayer, and his friend Peter Strelzyk (Friedrich Mücke), an electrician, decide they can no longer bear the oppressive regime. The two men and their wives resolve to undertake a mission to secretly build a hot air balloon from scratch that will carry them and their families over the border fence to freedom. A nerve-racking battle against the clock begins. Based on real events. German rating: 12 years.

Country: Germany
Director: Michael “Bully” Herbig
Cast: Friedrich Mücke, Karoline Schuch, David Kross, Alicia von Rittberg, Thomas Kretschmann

Genre: Drama
Language: German
Runtime: 124 minutes
Release Date: 2018

For more information on the movie: https://euffto.com/index.php/component/zoo/item/balloon

Saturday, 09 November 2019, 8:30 PM

The Royal, 608 College Street
Toronto, Ontario M6G 1A1

For the full EUFFTO schedule, please see: https://euffto.com/index.php/schedule

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