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Baltic Storm (2003)

A journalist from Berlin, Germany, and a Swedish lawyer discover the truth behind the sinking of the "MS Estonia" in 1994, where more than 850 people drowned.

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Julia Reuter
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Erik Westermark
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Lou Aldryn
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Gehrig
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Jan Peters
Barbara Schöne ...
Ingrid Peters
Rein Oja ...
Captain Arvo Kallas
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Juri Roos
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Tiina Ronk
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Mika Galt
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Markus Dackel (as Francis Fulton Smith)
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Gregor Karpatitsch
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Rock Weber
Patrizia Moresco ...
Elke Groat
Michael Schreiner ...
Dr. Sergei Raspoff
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During the night of 27th to 28th September 1994, the Swedish-Estonian ferry ESTONIA sank in the middle of the Baltic Sea. 852 people lost their lives, only 145 were saved. Until today this has remained the biggest shipping catastrophe in European waters since the end of World War II. JULIA REUTER, a journalist with a leading German television magazine in Berlin, is trying to get a scoop on military black market arms trafficking from Russia. Her investigations lead her to Tallinn in Estonia, where on the evening of September 27, 1994 she misses the ferry ESTONIA, by mere minutes. One of the vehicles on the ship is a truck loaded with high-tech weapons. ERIK WESTERMARK is a Swedish lawyer, who is coming from a sailing trip along the Estonian coast with his 10-year-old son. They were setting off for the return trip back home to Sweden, aboard the ESTONIA. But the ferry doesn't make her port of call. She sinks in the midst of the cold Baltic Sea. Erik Westermark is among the rescued. The ... Written by TOP STORY Filmproduction GmbH

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From beyond a watery grave, a story of secrets and lies.

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The Fishguard-Rosslare ferry was used during filming. See more »

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Interesting
25 August 2004 | by (Lund, Sweden) – See all my reviews

The Baltic Storm is a very controversial story which I think have a lot of truth in it.

It's about the big catastrophe in 1994 when the ship Estonia sank between Estonia and Sweden. Over 800 people died and only around 100 where saved.

The survivors told about explosions and the proof also told that something wasn't right in the official story about what had happen.

This movie is about that and it's quite interesting, but you should not expect any movie like Titanic. This is a movie which have been done to tell the alternative truth with a low budget.

I recommend this movie to all you out there which don't buy all the crap politicians and other high people tells us.


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