1989: while all of Germany is celebrating the German Reunification, Veit and Tom set off for America with nothing more than a 100 Deutsch Marks "welcoming money" in their pocket. They are trying to find Veit's Dad who fled long before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Two "Ossis" (East Berliners) on an odyssey through the Land of Freedom and Capitalism, from New York to San Francisco.
Wiedemann & Berg Film
14 January 2010 (Germany)
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $38,061,593
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Shot in Albuquerque, New York, San Franciso, Las Vegas and Berlin See more
Lot of vehicles built in 1990s and later are shown in the background when the film supposedly took place in 1989 right after the fall of Berlin Wall. See more
Blinded By The Light
Written by Bruce Springsteen
Performed by Manfred Mann's Earth Band
Courtesy of Creature Music Ltd. See more