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Berlin Tunnel 21 (1981)

TV Movie  |   |  Thriller, Drama  |  25 March 1981 (USA)
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In Berlin in 1961, an American soldier and a German engineer join forces to build a tunnel under the Berlin Wall in order to smuggle out refugees, including the soldier's East German girlfriend.

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Lieutenant Sandy Mueller
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Emerich Weber
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Komanski
Jacques Breuer ...
Joachim (as Jaques Breuer)
Kenneth Griffith ...
Bruno
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Georg (as Nicolas Farrell)
Ute Christensen ...
Ilse
Robert Freitag ...
Dr. Lentz
Eva Ingeborg Scholz ...
Frau Lentz
Wolfgang Jörg ...
Konrad Moss (as Wolfgang Jorg)
Pasqual Breuer ...
Wolf Lentz
Katharina Seyferth ...
Greta Dohr (as Katharina Seyfert)
Heinz Weiss ...
Herr Heppner
Dorothea Moritz ...
Frau Heppner
Carl Duering ...
Klaus Schoenemann (as Carl Fox Duering)
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In Berlin in 1961, an American soldier and a German engineer join forces to build a tunnel under the Berlin Wall in order to smuggle out refugees, including the soldier's East German girlfriend.

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Five determined men attempt a daring rescue under the Berlin Wall.

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Top notch TV thriller that deserved more attention
5 July 2003 | by (St. Louis, MO) – See all my reviews

Great cast, well acted! Well written by John Gay, a successful writer of TV movies, including this and FATAL VISION. I remember it from watching it the first time it aired and later in repeats. A few years back, I tracked down a VHS release copy and I hope it comes out on DVD one day. It is always fun to watch and remind one of a difficult time and situation when the Berlin Wall divided families, friends, and neighbors. And how many sacrificed their lives trying to escape it.


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