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Westler (1985)

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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Wieland Speck
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sigurd Rachman Sigurd Rachman ... Felix
Rainer Strecker Rainer Strecker ... Thomas
Andy Lucas Andy Lucas ... Bruce
Frank Rediess Frank Rediess ... Bernie (as Frank Rediess)
Andreas Bernhardt Andreas Bernhardt ... Jürgen
Sasha Kogo Sasha Kogo ... Elke
Hans-Juergen Punte 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 Peter Bahlke
Jörg Uwe Dost Jörg Uwe Dost
Zlata Findeis Zlata Findeis
Thomas Freter Thomas Freter
Wolfram Gasper 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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Official Sites:

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German | English | Russian

Release Date:

28 March 1987 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

East of the Wall See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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

Connections

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

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West of the Wall
Performed by Zazie De Paris
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History
23 December 1998 | by bl-2See all my reviews

The movie has its values in itself, but after Germany's reunification, it also has become a kind of historical value. It can tell us never to allow again walls to be built between us!


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