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Felix from West-Berlin falls in love with Thomas in East-Berlin. At first they keep their relationship going by regular visits from Felix, but the curfew forces him to return every evening.... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sigurd Rachman ...
Felix
Rainer Strecker ...
Thomas
Andy Lucas ...
Bruce
Frank Rediess ...
Bernie (as Frank Rediess)
Andreas Bernhardt ...
Jürgen
Sasha Kogo ...
Elke
Hans-Juergen Punte ...
Lutze (as Hans-Jürgen Punte)
Zazie De Paris ...
Nightclub Singer (as Zazi de Paris)
Harry Baer ...
Border Guard
Christoph Eichhorn ...
Actor #2
Peter Bahlke
Jörg Uwe Dost
Zlata Findeis
Thomas Freter
Wolfram Gasper
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Felix from West-Berlin falls in love with Thomas in East-Berlin. At first they keep their relationship going by regular visits from Felix, but the curfew forces him to return every evening. When the East-German authorities become suspicious, Thomas decides to try and flee to the West. Written by Chris Abbenhuis <keller@telebyte.nl>

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The scenes in East Berlin were shot clandestinely with a Super-8 camera. See more »

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Featured in Here's Looking at You, Boy (2007) See more »

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Ich bin da gar nich pingelig
Performed by Nina Hagen
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Gorgeous, poignant romance
12 September 1998 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

Two men live only a few kilometers apart, and yet it is almost as if they are from different worlds -- East Berlin and West Berlin. Their blossoming romance is doomed by the Wall that separates their worlds, so they must savor the few moments they can share.


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