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by Peter Timm


Berlin, 1989. Sascha is a young East German border guard; Franzi a lively young West German woman who's just moved into a flat next to Sascha's watchtower at the Berlin Wall. It takes only a slight mishap and a selfless act of chivalry – and the two fall in love. But soon the Stasi believes they are witnessing the start of a revolt – this is the time of mass protests and East Germans taking refuge in the West German embassy in Prague after all. Franzi and Sascha have to find their ways to stand up for their love and strive for the impossible – to bring down the wall…

international title: Beloved Berlin Wall
original title: Liebe Mauer
country: Germany
sales agent: Global Screen GmbH (a brand of Telepool GmbH)
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Peter Timm
film run: 109'
release date: DE 19/11/2009
screenplay: Peter Timm
cast: Felicitas Woll, Maxim Mehmet, Anna Fischer, Thomas Thieme, Karl Kranzkowski, Margarita Broich, Gisela Trowe
cinematography by: Achim Poulheim
film editing: Barbara Hennings
art director: Monika Bauert
music: Karim Sebastian Elias
producer: Heike Wiehle-Timm, Thomas Springer, Helmut G. Weber
production: Relevant Film, Tradewind Pictures
backing: German Federal Film Board (FFA), FilmFoerderung Hamburg, Mitteldeutsche Medienfoerderung
distributor: Warner Bros Entertainment Germany
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