The Tunnel Poster

Release Date: 2001

DVD Release Date: October 4th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
East German swimmer Harry Melchior (Heino Ferch) escapes to West Berlin in 1961, but is forced to leave his family behind. When he recruits pals Mathis (Sebastian Koch), Vic (Mehmet Kurtulus) and Fred (Felix Eitner) to help him dig a tunnel under the wall so he can bring his sister, Lotte (Nicolette Krebitz), to freedom, he discovers that countless others are looking for ways to get relatives out of East Berlin. Suddenly, a small tunnel becomes a major engineering undertaking.

Cast: Heino Ferch, Nicolette Krebitz, Sebastian Koch, Alexandra Maria Lara, Claudia Michelsen, Felix Eitner, Mehmet Kurtulus, Heinrich Schmieder

Director: Roland Richter

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Sat.1, teamWorx Television & Film

Keywords: Police officer, 1960s, Rescue, Sister, Inspiring, Friend, Tense, Escape, Touching, Sacrifice

Ratings & Reviews

view all
See all critic reviews on