THE ESCAPE

DIE FLUCHT

By Jesper CLEMMENSEN

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Documentary - Completed 2014

The Story of the Sender family´s escape from East Germany during the heydays of oppression in the GDR.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • GERMANY, DENMARK
    • Languages
    • GERMAN, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 52 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jesper CLEMMENSEN
    • Producer(s)
    • Stefan KLOOS (Kloos & Co. Medien), Malene FLINDT PEDERSEN, Anders RIIS-HANSEN
    • Synopsis
    • The Sender family‘s escape from East Germany in 1977 turned into a tragedy. The film joins Christoph Sender on his truth-seeking journey, meeting old friends and for the first time ever examining the STASI-files issued on this family. A story of a family that puts everything at stake to live in freedom during the heydays of oppression in the GDR.
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